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Name: CITY OF NEWCASTLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1882
Completed: 18/04/1882
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 60
Dimensions: 1985grt, 12985nrt, 285.5 x 36.1 x 24.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 42ins), 230nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86072
History:
17/04/1882 Tyne & Wear Steamship Owning Co Ltd (R Bell & Co), Newcastle
by 1885 Tyne & Blyth Steamship Owning Co Ltd (R Bell & Co), Newcastle
1899 S Siniossoglu, Istanbul; renamed ALEXANDROS A SINIOSSOGLU
1911 Geo F Andreadis, Piraeus; renamed THETIS
1928 Broken up
Comments: 02/02/1882:Launched as SOCRATES, a temporary name for the launch
11/11/1887: Survived a serious fire in a cargo of cotton
Q4/1928: Broken up


Shipping & Mercantile Gazette, Saturday, 22/04/1882

Glasgow Herald, Saturday, 12/11/1887