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Name: DEVONIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/12/1879
Completed: 02/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 406
Dimensions: 1397grt, 840nrt, 242.3 x 33.2 x 18.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 58 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81609
History:
02/1880 J & R Bovey, London
1883 Devonia SS Co Ltd (J & R Bovey), London
1887 Oriental SS Co Ltd (J & R Bovey), London
1893 Scottish Oceanic SS Co Ltd (Russell, Miller & Huskie), London
1896 SS Devonia Co Ltd (Donald & Taylor), Glasgow
1899 Iris SS Co Ltd (PT & CH Stokes), Cardiff
1901 Managers became P Thomas & Co
1908 WJ Tillett & Co, Cardiff
12/09/1912 Stranded
Comments: 12/09/1912: Stranded on Portland Old Breakwater
Subsequently refloated and broken up.