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Name: MIDGARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1905
Completed: 03/1906
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 134
Dimensions: 4169grt, 360.0 x 48.0 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins)
Engines by: Richardson, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1906 Midgard Deutsche Seeverkehrs AG, Nordenham
17/06/1907 Wrecked
Comments: Launched as ADRIANA for Furness Withy & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool
17/06/1907: Wrecked on Sorelli Rocks near Malta
On a voyage from Newport UK to Venice with a cargo of coal


Shields Daily News, Thursday, 28/12/1905