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Name: ISLE OF HASTINGS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/08/1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: HS Edwards & Sons
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 24
Dimensions: 1575grt, 1003nrt, 250.0 x 35.2 x 18.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 53 x 36ins), 161nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91498
History:
1885 Dixon, Robson & Co, Newcastle
1899 Isles Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Dixon, Robson & Co), Newcastle
1907 Capper, Alexander & Co, Newcastle
1915 Alexander Shipping Co Ltd (Capper, Alexander & Co), Newcastle
05/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 05/10/1916: Captured and scuttled by U-Boat UC26
when 10 miles S by W of Ouessant on passage from
Fray Bentos to London with a cargo of tinned meat