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Name: SIRDAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1898
Completed: 01/1899
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 122
Dimensions: 3519grt, 2264nrt, 335.0 x 48.1 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 304nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110325
History:
01/1899 Red R Steamship Co Ltd (Stephens & Mawson), Newcastle
1902 Managers became Stephens, Sutton & Stephens
23/11/1910 Wrecked
Comments: 23/11/1910: Wrecked on Melmeur Island, west of Molene Island
On a voyage from Taganrog to Emden with a cargo of wheat


Above photo courtesy of David Asprey