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Name: GLANYSTWYTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/09/1888
Completed: 10/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 601
Dimensions: 1824grt, 1167nrt, 255.0 x 37.0 x 18.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 179nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 85269
History:
10/1888 Glanystwyth SS Co Ltd (TH Jones & J Mathias), Aberystwyth
1899 Vagliano Brothers, Corfu; renamed GIRDA AMBATIELLOS
1904 E Ambatiellos, Corfu
1915 A/S Girda (AH Arvesen), Christiania; renamed GIRDA
13/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/03/1917: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat UC21 off
La Rochelle on a voyage from Glasgow to La Pallice with coal