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Name: RISHANGLYS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/03/1877
Completed: 05/1877
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 130
Dimensions: 1198grt, 712nrt, 242.0 x 31.0 x 17.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (26.5 & 51 x 33ins), 125nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 72138
History:
02/05/1877 Robert Harrowing, Whitby
1898 Handelsbolaget Sölvesborg Skeppsvarf (Otto Banck), Stockholm
1898 Renamed GÖTA
1918 CE Berggren, Oskarshamn
1931 Rederi A/B Mercurius (HA Örn), Påskallavik
1932 Manager H Selander, Stockholm
1935 Broken up
Comments: 14/11/1897: Stranded at Hittarp near Hogänäs
On a voyage from Middlesbrough to Stettin with a cargo of pig iron
10/02/1898: Refloated and eventually sold for £1325
1935: Broken up in Q4


Above painting of RISHANGLYS is by Édouard Adam

Above photo as GOTA is courtesy of the Robert Bomans Collection

Newcastle Courant, Friday, 16/03/1877

Lloyd's List, Tuesday, 22/02/1898