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Name: HELGOLAND
Type: Tanker
Launched: 31/05/1890
Completed: 10/1890
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 563
Dimensions: 2381grt, 1510nrt, 294.0 x 37.6 x 26.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 35 & 57 x 36ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1890 Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges, Geestemünde
06/01/1900 Wrecked
Comments: 06/01/1900: Wrecked on Gull Island, St Mary's Bay, Newfoundland
on a voyage from Philadelphia for Bergen with a cargo of petroleum