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Name: GARDENIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/08/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Tyne lron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 19
Dimensions: 1967grt, 1276nrt, 280.0 x 35.0 x 24.7ft
Engines: CI2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79224
History:
1878 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
02/10/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd, North Shields
1901 Montauk Steam Ship Co Ltd (W Coupland & Co, managers), Newcastle
04/10/1913 Sank
Comments: 1879: Cost 28,000
04/10/1913: Sank with the loss of 18 crew following a collision with CORNWOOD (2152/11) near Middle Cross Sand, North Sea
She had been on a voyage from Benisaf to Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore.