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Name: GEORGE HEATON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/02/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 38
Dimensions: 2215grt, 1303nrt, 284.6 x 36.9 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 68 x 45ins), 250nhp; (1894: T3cyl (20, 32.5 & 54 x 45ins), 196nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84862
History:
1882 C Tully & Co, North Shields
1886 George Heaton SS Co Ltd (Stephens & Mawson), North Shields
1902 Managers Stephens, Sutton & Stephens
1904 GS Partikios fils, Cephalonia; renamed DOLICHION
1906 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Palermo; renamed TIRRENO
1910 Soc Nazionale di Servizi Marittimi, Palermo
1913 Societa Marittima Italiana, Naples
1923 Soc Anon di Navigazione Asteria, Genoa; renamed STELLAMARIS
Q4/1930 Broken up
Comments: 1894: Engines tripled by North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Q4/1930: Broken up