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Name: DREVER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1888
Completed: 11/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 600
Dimensions: 1029grt, 579nrt, 220.0 x 32.4 x 14.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 131nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95489
History:
11/1888 J Fenwick & Son, London
17/04/1901 Sank
Comments: 17/04/1901: Sank after a collision with URSULA, 4 miles north of Newarp Lightship
On a voyage from London to the Tyne in ballast


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 20/09/1888