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Name: WINGATES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/05/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 368
Dimensions: 2077grt, 1356nrt, 285.0 x 35.1 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (34.5 & 64 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 69879
History:
1878 HS Edwards’ Sons, South Shields
1880 W Wilkie & Turnbull, South Shields
23/03/1890 Missing
Comments: 23/03/1890: Missing since passing the Delaware breakwater on
a voyage from Philadelphia to Copenhagen with a cargo of maize.