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Name: GRANGE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/05/1892
Completed: 26/07/1892
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 274
Dimensions: 1518grt, 541nrt, 1138dwt, 280.0 x 36.2 x 17.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 48 & 80 x 48ins), 622nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.4knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 90908
History:
26/07/1892 The Carron Co, Grangemouth
31/12/1908 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 80 x 1st Class & 50 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract price 47516; Profit 313-7-8d.
31/12/1908: Foundered in the North Sea near the Farne Islands
On a voyage from Grangemouth to London with passengers & general cargo
All hands saved & landed at North Shields by the trawler ELEAZAR


Above photo is courtesy of Arthur Owen

Dundee Evening Telegraph, Friday, 01/01/1909