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Name: MEERSCHAUM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: Edward Lindsay
Yard: St Lawrence, Newcastle
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 406grt, 255nrt, 153.5 x 23.5 x 14.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (18.5 & 36 x 24ins), 53nhp
Engines by: Bowden Bros, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67345
History:
1873 Herbert Francis Wilcox, Sunderland; registered at London
1878 Gutschmidt Bros; renamed VINDAU
by 1899 Max Reincke, Windau, Russia
1927 Soc Indust de la Grande Peche, Port Etienne, Mauritania
1927 renamed GOUVERNEUR GENERAL CARDE
09/01/1937 Sank
Comments: 1878: Also seen as WINDAU
09/01/1937: Foundered at Port Etienne