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Name: HORACE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 145
Dimensions: 1634grt, 1060nrt, 259.6 x 34.5 x 19.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 59 x 36ins), 145nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 78418
History:
1878 Groves, Maclean & Co, West Hartlepool
1888 Maclean, Doughty & Co, West Hartlepool
1898 Rederi A/B Ocean (NO Gulbrandsen), Wiborg; renamed ATLANTIC
17/07/1902 Sank
Comments: 17/07/1902: Sank after a collision with ss TWIZELL in the North Sea on a
voyage from Sunderland to Cronstadt with coal