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Name: GEM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/09/1887
Completed: 09/1887
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 230
Dimensions: 2098grt, 1333nrt, 280. 0 x 38.8 x 18.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 215nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 92867
History:
09/1887 Clapham SS Co Ltd (GE Macarthy), Newcastle
1911 WH Stott & Co Ltd, Newcastle; renamed KOSMA
11/1921 Broken up
Comments: 11/1921: Sold for account of the Shipping Controller
while laid in the Tyne without engines.
11/1921: Broken up by JJ King & Sons, Gateshead


Above photo as GEM courtesy of Photoship