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Name: LYDGATE
Type: Sailing Vessel
Launched: 28/09/1893
Completed: 12/1893
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 675
Dimensions: 2534grt, 2350nrt, 304.3 x 43.2 x 24.2ft
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: Sail, rigged as a Barque
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102120
History:
12/1893 Horresfield Ship Co Ltd (J Joyce & Co), Liverpool
1899 Galgate Shipping Co Ltd (J Joyce), Liverpool
05/1915 A/S Seilskip Skansen I (Arne Larsen), Bergen; renamed SKANSEN I
06/1916 Henschiens Rederi A/S (Johs A Henschien), Tvedestrand
09/1916 Tvedestrands Rederi A/S (Johs A Henschien), Tvedestrand
1917 Tvedestrands Rederi A/S (Christianssands Shipping Co Ltd), Kristianssand
03/1920 Wrecked
Comments: 03/1920: Wrecked on the Scaw, Denmark
On a voyage from Newport News to Aalborg with a cargo of coal
Originally reported missing, but wreck identified by divers 07/1920


Above photo as SKANSEN I is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as SKANSEN I is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo as SKANSEN I is copyright of Allan Green