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Name: KUMARA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/05/1899
Completed: 08/1899
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 245
Dimensions: 6034grt, 3907nrt, 425.1 x 54.2 x 29.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (32, 54 & 86.75 x 54ins), 691hp
Engines by: Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110258
History:
08/1899 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
1927 Gaspe Steamship Co Ltd, London
01/07/1928 Broken up
Comments: 01/07/1928: Arrived at Venice under Italian flag for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of Alexander Turnbull Library

Above photo courtesy of the Dickinson Collection

Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 09/05/1899