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Name: NYMPHAEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Tyne lron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 37
Dimensions: 1969grt, 1284nrt, 286.9 x 37.0 x 21.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84861
History:
1882 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
11/12/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd
14/07/1914 Wrecked
Comments: 1882: Cost 28,900
1908: Fitted for the carriage of molasses in bulk
14/07/1914: Wrecked 25 miles N of Aberdeen whilst on a voyage from the River Tyne to Cienfuegos, Cuba in ballast


Photos courtesy of Clive Ketley