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Name: HOWICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 185
Dimensions: 1543grt, 1010nrt, 255.0 x 33.3 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 58 x 33ins), 150nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76658
History:
1878 W Johnson, North Shields
1885 Henry EP Adamson, North Shields
1895 Howick SS Co Ltd (HEP Adamson)
1905 Cia del Vapor Bizkaya (B de Otero & Cia), Puerto Cortes; renamed BIZCAYA
1913 Managers Viuda de Blas de Otero y Cia
1916 Soc Minera de Villaodrid (J Ortiz), San Sebastian; renamed VILLAODRID
1920 Jose de Zarauz, San Sebastian / Bilbao
12/1923 Missing presumed sank
Comments: 24/12/1923: Sailed from Glasgow for Bilbao with coal, posted missing.


Above photo as VILLAODRID copyright of Robert Bomans