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Name: RENFREW
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/10/1880
Completed: 11/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 426
Dimensions: 2124grt, 1307nrt, 286.0 x 37.3 x 23.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 64 x 45ins), 235nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84051
History:
11/1880 MacNaughton & Co, Liverpool
1882 Caledonia SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
1890 Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff
1893 John H Wilson, Cardiff
1898 HH Wilson, Cardiff
1899 Soc Navigazione a Vapore Drustvo Balkan (M Katicic), Ragusa – Dubrovnik
1899 Renamed GUNDULIC
1902 Gundulic SS Co Ltd (M Katicic), Ragusa – Dubrovnik
1904 Manager S Mandolfo
1908 D & E Fratelli Bozzo, Genoa; renamed ASTREA
11/05/1915 Abandoned
Comments: 11/05/1915: Abandoned in the Gulf of Taranto on a voyage from
Newport to Taranto with a cargo of coal.