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Name: CADAGUA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 20/09/1892
Completed: 10/1892
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 600
Dimensions: 2394grt, 1569nrt, 295.0 x 39.0 x 25.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 217nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1912: 132724)
History:
10/1892 Furcade y Gurtubay, Bilbao
1903 Furcade y Provot, Bilbao
1907 Rederi A/B Banco (Carl J Banck), Stockholm; renamed AUGUSTA
22/05/1912 British Trinidad Steamship Co Ltd (Lane & Macandrew Ltd), London
22/05/1912 Renamed TRINIDADIAN
1913 Trinidadian Co Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda
1914 Gulf Refining Co, Port Arthur, Texas
1936 Gulf Oil Corporation, Port Arthur
1937 Stanhope Steamship Co Ltd (JA Billmeir & Co Ltd), London; renamed STANFIELD
1939 Broken up
Comments: 24/07/1912: Badly damaged by fire at Philadelphia & British register closed
1912: Declared a total loss, insurance value for ship & cargo 35,000
Subsequently raised, sold and repaired
Q4/1939: Broken up at Genoa by Flli Frasinetti


Above photo as CADAGUA is copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Derry Journal, Monday, 12/08/1912