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Name: JOHN DAVID
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/01/1874
Completed: 04/1874
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 303
Dimensions: 1807grt, 1345nrt, 297.5 x 33.3 x 24.5ft; (1890: 1780grt, 1313nrt)
Engines: CI2cyl (30 & 60 x 33ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw & rigged as a Schooner
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1874 David, Verbist & Cie, Antwerp
1881 Soc Anversoise d’Armement et de Transport Maritime, Antwerp
1883 Renamed BELGICA
12/10/1887 Bergh & Helland, Bergen; renamed STANLEY
22/12/1894 Wrecked
Comments: Launched as BELGIA
11/04/1874: Sailed from Shields for Antwerp
01/04/1875: Stranded at Cagliani Bay but towed off by DELLOYE MATTHIEU
12/10/1887: Sold for £8750
22/12/1894: Wrecked off Boubjerg, Denmark
On a voyage from Eupatoria, Crimea to Kalmar with a cargo of wheat


Cardiff Times & South Wales News, Saturday, 29/12/1894