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Name: ABERTAWE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1884
Completed: 1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 530
Dimensions: 1336grt, 815nrt, 240.5 x 33.2 x 18.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 39ins), 151nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 78450
History:
1884 Abertawe Steamship Co Ltd (Letricheux & David), Swansea
1900 Manager became WH Pank
1905 Managers became David & Co
1909 Cie des Chargeurs Français (Plisson et Cie), Le Havre; renamed MARIE
21/04/1919 Sank
Comments: 21/04/1919: Sank after a collision with SIGNE off Lundy Island
On a voyage from Penarth to Bayonne with a cargo of coal