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Name: LILYDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 96
Dimensions: 637grt, 401nrt, 180.3 x 28.0 x 14.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (23 & 44 x 30ins), 85nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67545
History:
1873 BR Huntley (Huntley & Co), West Hartlepool
1876 Huntley, Berner & Co, West Hartlepool
1884 Edward Turnbull, West Hartlepool
1885 Geipel & Co, West Hartlepool
25/04/1889 Sank
Comments: 25/04/1889: Lost in ice 15 miles NE of Öland in the Baltic on a voyage from
Tyne to Norrköping with a cargo of coal