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Name: HYPATIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/11/1901
Completed: 01/1902
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 760
Dimensions: 5663grt, 3605nrt, 452.0 x 52.2 x 28.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 50 & 81.5 x 54ins), 642nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115246
History:
01/1902 British & South American Steam Navigation Co Ltd (RP Houston & Co), Liverpool
29/10/1929 Wrecked
Comments: 29/10/1929: Wrecked on Whale Rock, Robben Island on a voyage from
Beira & Port Natal to New York with chrome ore, copper and general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo copyright of the Scottish Maritime Museum

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 28/11/1901