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Name: THORNTONDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1888
Completed: 10/1888
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 241
Dimensions: 2215grt, 1364nrt, 290.0 x 39.0 x 18.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 39ins), 234nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93486
History:
10/1888 P Hick Jnr & Co, Scarborough
1902 Cia Naviera Uriarte (JA Acha), Montevideo; renamed URIARTE No 4
1915 D/S A/S Falkland (PA Jensen), Copenhagen; renamed FALKLAND
1917 D/S Libra A/S (CF Andersen), Copenhagen
1918 A/S Det Dansk-Franske D/S (AN Petersen), Copenhagen
12/12/1921 Wrecked
Comments: 12/12/1921: Wrecked at Darsserort
On a voyage from Susa to Stettin with a cargo of phosphate


Above photo as FALKLAND copyright of Museet for S°fart

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 21/09/1888