british SS Montana (+1880)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1873
is nickname no
status
lifted lifted
details
weight (tons) 4321  grt
dimensions 122 x 13.3 x 10 m
material iron
engine 1 x 2 cyl. Compound engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 900  n.h.p.
speed 14  knots
yard no. 282
IMO/Off. no. 69271
about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 14/03/1880  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
owner
Liverpool & Great Western Steam Navigation Co.
captain
about the wreck
depth (m.)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Allen Tony
entered 01/05/2009
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 06/05/2013
 
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Vleggeert Nico30/06/2011Refloated and scrapped Sunderland
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Allen Tony01/05/2009The Montana SS was a sister ship to the Dakota. She was wrecked on the coast of North Wales on March 14th, 1880, not far from Anglesey where the Dakota SS had been wrecked three years before. There was no loss of life.
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 Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam


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About Builders
 Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Original founders: Brothers Charles Mark and George Palmer from Jarrow, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. - - - Charles Palmer established a yard at Jarrow in 1851 and built its first iron collier 'The John Bowes' in the following year. It was the first ever sea-going screw collier and was built for shipping coal to London.
Palmers were also famed for building the first rolled armour plates for warships in 1854.


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