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Name: GLENDOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/05/1882
Completed: 06/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 466
Dimensions: 2496grt, 1650nrt, 291.8 x 37.3 x 28.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 45ins), 260nhp; (1892: T3cyl (23.5, 36 & 68 x 45ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84941
History:
06/1882 Glendower SS Co Ltd (J Potter & Co), Leith
1886 Tyne Glendower SS Co Ltd (J Potter & Co), Leith
1887 Managers became Lindsay, Gracie & Co, Leith
12/01/1899 Abandoned
Comments: 1892: Engine tripled by Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
12/01/1899: Abandoned in the North Atlantic, 49.23N – 31.37W
on a voyage from Philadelphia to Sligo with a cargo of maize.