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Name: GWENLLIAN THOMAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/05/1882
Completed: 06/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 471
Dimensions: 1082grt, 650nrt, 225.4 x 31.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (24.5 & 52 x 33ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 78442
History:
06/1882 Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff
1886 Gwenllian Thomas SS Co Ltd (Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co), Cardiff
1905 A/S D/S Richard (AW Selmer), Trondheim; renamed RICHARD
20/01/1911 Sank
Comments: 20/01/1911: Sank after a collision with AARO of Hull off Spurn Point
On a voyage from Antwerp to Grimsby in ballast


Above image as GWENLLIAN THOMAS courtesy of Photoship

Above image as RICHARD copyright of the Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum