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Name: GLENGARIFF
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/05/1893
Completed: 25/08/1893
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 288
Dimensions: 1285grt, 487nrt, 1052dwt, 264.2 x 35.2 x 17.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 424nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.3knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101837
History:
25/08/1893 City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd, Cork
1924 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 58 x 1st Class & 20 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract price 35000; Loss 1722-17-1d.
22/11/1903: Stranded on Hawk Rock, Power Head, Co Cork
04/12/1903: Re-floated and towed to dock for repairs
2Q/1924: Broken up


Above photo courtesy of Arthur Owen

The Scotsman, Monday, 23/11/1903