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Name: MOTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/08/1885
Completed: 11/1885
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 523
Dimensions: 1397grt, 873nrt, 240.6 x 33.7 x 18.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 39ins), 154nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 92870
History:
11/1885 RB Fenwick & J Reay, Newcastle
1899 Pelton Steamship Co Ltd (RS Gardiner & J Reay), Newcastle
1912 Rederi A/B Regina (P Nordfeldt), Helsingborg; renamed REGINA
1917 Fornyade Ang A/B Viking (G Carlsson), Gothenburg; renamed VALPEN
26/01/1918 Wrecked
Comments: 26/01/1918: Wrecked off Varberg
On a voyage from Halmstad to Gothenburg with a cargo of iron & wood products