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Name: GLADIOLUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1880
Completed: 1880
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 26
Dimensions: 1925grt, 1221nrt, 280.6 x 36.0 x 22.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79237
History:
1880 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
by 1892 Nicholas J Joseph & John T Robinson, North Shields
18/09/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd
1901 Amaryllis Shipping Co Ltd (W Coupland & Co, managers) , Newcastle
08/1911 Broken up
Comments: Cost 26500 to build
08/1911: Broken up at Dordrecht by CHC Sunderman


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox