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Name: GALILEO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/10/1907
Completed: 08/1908
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 151
Dimensions: 4768grt, 3064nrt, 410.0 x 52.0 x 27.6ft
Engines: Q4cyl (25.5, 36.5, 52 & 75 x 54ins), 367nhp
Engines by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Hebburn
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128102
History:
08/1908 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
1917 Ellermanís Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
21/09/1927 Broken up
Comments: 30/08/1926: Flooded & capsized at New York while fighting a fire in a coal bunker
06/08/1927: Refloated and sold for breaking
21/09/1927: Arrived at Baltimore for breaking by Union Shipbuilding Co.


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