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Name: WALTER THOMAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/04/1884
Completed: 06/1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 533
Dimensions: 2213grt, 1412nrt, 287.0 x 37.4 x 24.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 68 x 45ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89182
History:
06/1884 Walter Thomas Steam Ship Co Ltd (E Thomas Radcliffe & Co), Cardiff
12/07/1901 Sank
Comments: 12/07/1901: Sank after a collision with ROMNEY off Europa Point at Gibraltar
On a voyage from Penarth to Derindje with a cargo of coal