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Name: G W WARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/04/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 98
Dimensions: 1426grt, 917nrt, 248.0 x 32.7 x 20.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 56 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 80538
History:
1879 Ward & Holzapfel, Newcastle
1883 Edward C Thin, Liverpool; renamed TRIPOLI
1890 Johann H Vogemann, Hamburg; renamed WILHELM OELSSNER
1891 Gerhard & Hey, Hamburg
1901 Emil R Retzlaff, Stettin; renamed EMIL R RETZLAFF
23/05/1904 Sank
Comments: 23/05/1904: Sank after a collision with Danish NAPOLI off Helsingor
On a voyage from Huelva to Stettin with a cargo of ore