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Name: MIMOSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/02/1888
Completed: 03/1888
Builder: HS Edwards & Sons
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 38
Dimensions: 1558grt, 1013nrt, 255.0 x 36.0 x 16.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 171nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 94371
History:
03/1888 Arbutus SS Co Ltd (T Stephens & Sons), London
1905 Rederiaktieb Vala (O Hillerstrom, manager), Helsingborg
04/11/1918 Sank
Comments: 04/11/1918: Sank after a collision with DARINO off Aberdeen
On a voyage from the Tyne to Gothenburg with a cargo of coal


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair