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Name: GERARDA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/09/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 442
Dimensions: 1673grt, 1082nrt, 257.5 x 34.6 x 17.8ft
Engines: CI2cyl (32 & 62 x 33ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86997
History:
1882 Joseph Fawcett, London
24/10/1882 Sank
Comments: 24/10/1882: Sank after a collision with the bark BENARES
when 14 miles SE of St Catharine's Point on a voyage
from Shields to Genoa with a cargo of coal.