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Name: HILDEGARDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/03/1882
Completed: 04/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 458
Dimensions: 1940grt, 1268nrt, 262.4 x 36.2 x 23.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 60 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85135
History:
04/1882 Oriental Steamship Co Ltd (J & R Bovay), London
1895 Dunford & Elliott, London
12/11/1900 Wrecked
Comments: 12/11/1900: Wrecked on Kimmeridge Ledge near Weymouth on a voyage from
Almeria and Benisaf to Tyne Dock with a cargo of esparto grass and iron ore.