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Name: WIDDRINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/11/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 209
Dimensions: 1581grt, 1154nrt, 260.0 x 33.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 36ins), 177nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79227
History:
1879 William Johnson, North Shields
1886 Turner, Brightman & Co, North Shields
1902 Soc Anon Belge de Nav Vapeur Schaldis (Van Hemelryck & Geurts)
1902 Renamed DYLE
06/1914 Sold to British shipbreakers
1914 Resold to The Admiralty, London for use as a blockship
1914 Scuttled
Comments: 1914: Scuttled as a blockship at Scapa Flow
1919: Raised and broken up