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Name: KATE FORSTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 21
Dimensions: 580grt, 373nrt, 169.5 x 27.2 x 12.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (23 & 44 x 30ins), 85nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 80554
History:
1879 Fisher, Renwick & Co, Newcastle
13/10/1882 Wrecked
Comments: 13/10/1882: Wrecked on the Aveiro bar while inbound from Shields with coal.