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Name: VESTA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/04/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 387
Dimensions: 1030grt, 688nrt, 224.0 x 29.7 x 15.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 36ins), 192nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1879 FG Schmidt, Hamburg
1881 A Kirsten, Hamburg
1882 Gottfried Beyer, Malmo
1885 Syd-Svenska Ang A/B, Malmo
1894 Skanska Ang A/B (F Petersen), Malmo
1899 Det Forenede D/S, Copenhagen
16/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 16/07/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U88 when 110 miles
South of Sumbo, Faroes on a voyage from Seydisfjord to Fleetwood
with a cargo of herring and wool.