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Name: UMBRE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/03/1898
Completed: 18/04/1898
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 337
Dimensions: 1312grt, 716nrt, 1931dwt, 255.3 x 33.7 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.8knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106280
History:
18/04/1898 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
20/02/1899 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 22752; Profit 1234-10s-2d
20/02/1899: Wrecked off Greeb Point, Pendeen, Cornwall
On a voyage from Liverpool to Amsterdam carrying general cargo


Above photo courtesy of George Robinson

Cornishman, Thursday, 23/02/1899