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Name: WIDDRINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/11/1879
Completed: 12/1879
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 209
Dimensions: 1581grt, 1154nrt, 260.0 x 33.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 36ins), 177nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79227
History:
05/01/1880 William Johnson, North Shields
1885 Turner, Brightman & Co, North Shields
1902 Soc Anon Belge de Nav Vapeur Schaldis (Van Hemelryck & Geurts)
1902 Renamed DYLE
06/1914 Unknown British shipbreakers
1914 The Admiralty, London
07/10/1914 Scuttled
Comments: 06/1914: Sold to British shipbreakers but resold to the Admiralty
07/10/1914: Scuttled as a blockship at Scapa Flow