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Name Official number Flag IMO
ZAMORA  95218  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1889  25/10/1889   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ramage & Ferguson, Leith Victoria Shipyard  94 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1245 grt / 778 nrt / 248.9 ft  33.2 ft  17.0 ft   
Engine builder Ramage & Ferguson, Leith
Engine detail
T3cyl (18, 30, 48 x 36in) 136nhp 650ihp 10¾kn, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co Ltd - mng James Currie, Leith  Leith  24/12/1889 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1897  Foundered 29/12/1897 
Disposal Detail
26/12/1897 stranded on South Haaks Sands, Netherlands when inward to Nieuwe Diep from Cardiff with coal, and 16 of crew taken off by lifeboat.
Later refloated on rising tide and steamed to sea with master and three crew on board until fires died and ship drifted into North Sea.
On 28/12 four remaining taken off by German steamer OLDENBURG and ZAMORA taken in tow.
Later tow was lost, riding crew from OLDENBURG recovered and ZAMORA foundered 3am on 29/12 in 25 fathoms at 54.3N 4.11E, about 65nm NW of Terschelling 
 

 



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