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Name: LYDFORD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/03/1905
Completed: 05/1905
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 88
Dimensions: 3932grt, 2575nrt, 340.8 x 47.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 316nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118653
History:
05/1905 Lydford Steamship Co Ltd (Holzapfel, Whitfield & Co), Newcastle
1911 MG & GS Bielich & Co, Kuciste; renamed MRAV
1920 Soc Anon di Armamento "Oceania", Trieste
1924 Brodarsko Ackionarsko Drustvo "Oceania", Susak
29/04/1936 Sank
Comments: 29/04/1936: Sank after a collision with MARI 5 miles SE of Dungeness
On a voyage from Antwerp to Dubrovnik carrying general cargo


Jarrow Express, Friday, 24/03/1905