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Name: GLENMORVEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/12/1882
Completed: 02/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 484
Dimensions: 2812grt, 1803nrt, 320.5 x 40.0 x 25.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (38 & 72 x 48ins), 297nhp; (1898: T3cyl (21, 35 & 56 x 48ins), 222nhp)
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd;
(1898: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87242
History:
02/1883 Lindsay, Gracie & Co, Leith
1886 Glenmorven SS Co Ltd (Lindsay, Gracie & Co), Leith
1905 Akenside Shipping Co Ltd (W Coupland & Co), Leith
26/12/1914 Missing
Comments: 1898: Engine tripled
26/12/1914: Missing after sailing from the Tyne for Livorno with
a cargo of coal. It was presumed that hit a mine