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Name: THYRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/11/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 79
Dimensions: 710grt, 523nrt, 216.9 x 28.0 x 16.0ft
Engines: 2cyl (38 & 38 x 30ins), 360hp; (1876: Tandem 2 x C2cyl (19.75 & 38 x 30ins), 340hp)
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle; (1876: Burmeister & Wain)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 56741
History:
11/1866 Andrew Leslie, London
01/1867 Det Forenede D/S, Copenhagen
06/1922 Michael Jebsen, Hamburg; renamed POLARIS
1923 Polaris Reederei AG, Luebeck
1924 Broken up
Comments: Ordered and launched for The Anglo Danish and Baltic SN Co Ltd but
not delivered due to financial problems, first registered with shipbuilder.
1876: Rebuilt and re-engined by Burmeister &Wain’s Mask og Skibs, Copenhagen
1924: Broken up in Germany