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Name: WANSBECK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/09/1889
Completed: 11/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 626
Dimensions: 1731grt, 1079nrt, 260.2 x 37.3 x 16.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 187nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96164
History:
11/1889 JE Bowser, Ormston & Co, Newcastle
1894 JE Bowser & Son, Newcastle
1914 Emil R Retzlaff, Stettin; renamed KURT
1918 T Egeland, Stavanger
1919 Chemins de Fer Algériens de l’Êtat, Le Havre; renamed PERREGAUX
1923 Soc Anon di Navigazione Nettuno (D Saglimbene), Catania; renamed SARA
02/02/1925 Wrecked
Comments: 23/06/1918: Stranded off Tungenes
Subsequently salved and abandoned to salvors, then sold
02/02/1925: Wrecked off Punta Rocha, Fano on a voyage from
Split to Patras with a cargo of cement


Above photo as WANSBECK courtesy of Richard Cox