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Name: SAINT GOTHARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/04/1880
Completed: 04/1880
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 159
Dimensions: 1564grt, 966nrt, 255.0 x 34.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 59 x 36ins), 154nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81969
History:
04/1880 Cay, Hall & Co, South Shields
1900 Clydebank SS Co Ltd (Robertson, Mackie & Co), Glasgow
1903 Iberian SS Co Ltd (JH Wackerbarth & Co), Liverpool; renamed IBERIA
1906 Managers Whimster & Co, Glasgow
1912 Gart SS Co Ltd (Whimster & Co), Glasgow; renamed GARTSHORE
1915 The Admiralty
No later history known
Comments: 1915: Sold to the Admiralty for use as a blockship but used as a mooring
hulk, final fate not recorded
1928: Deleted from Lloyd’s Register