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Name: KATE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1871
Completed: 09/1871
Builder: Cole Bros
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 11
Dimensions: 969grt, 628nrt, 214.7 x 29.2 x 16.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 50 x 30ins), 90hp
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58788
History:
09/1871 Taylor & Co, Whitby
1876 R Harrowing, Whitby
11/11/1877 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1877: Foundered after loss of power in the North Sea at 54.04N/3.33E
On a voyage from Barrow to Riga with a cargo of steel rails