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Name: LINDISFARNE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/01/1870
Completed: 03/1870
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: Limekilns Shore, North Shields
Yard Number: 40
Dimensions: 874grt, 582nrt, 215.4 x 30.4 x 17.3ft; (1879: 1206grt, 784nrt, 244.7 x 30.6 x 17.5ft)
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 30ins), 98nhp; (1879: CI2cyl (27 & 52 x 30ins), 99nhp)
Engines by: G Clark, Sunderland; (1879: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60541
History:
10/03/1870 William Johnson, North Shields
1875 John Oliver Scott, Newcastle
1898 Harvey Scott, Newcastle
1899 Lindisfarne Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle
03/01/1908 Sank
Comments: 1879: Lengthened to 244.7ft, then 1206grt
1879: Engine compounded
03/01/1908: Sank 3 miles off the Hoek of Holland after a collision
On a voyage from Bo'ness to Rotterdam with a cargo of coal