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Name: SPERO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/05/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 362
Dimensions: 871grt, 554nrt, 212.0 x 29.2 x 16.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 51 x 33ins), 100nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76232
History:
1878 RB Fenwick & J Reay, Newcastle
1898 Pelton SS Co Ltd (RS Gardiner & J Reay), Newcastle
11/08/1899 Sank
Comments: 11/08/1899: Sank after a collision with ss MAGGIE of Glasgow off
Scarborough on a voyage from London to the Tyne in ballast.