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Name: GREENWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/01/1869
Completed: 1869
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 239
Dimensions: 956grt, 727nrt, 232.0 x 30.3 x 17.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 50 x 33ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60917
History:
1869 George Palmer et al; registered at London
1880 Mersey Steam Shipping Co Ltd; registered at Liverpool
1883 Edward Harris, Middlebrough; registered at Middlesbrough
1897 James E Tully, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
20/08/1900 Sank
Comments: 20/08/1900: Sank after a collision with BULYSSES off the mouth of the Tyne
26/08/1900: Wreck broke in two, forward part disintegrated
10/1900: Aft part of wreck dispersed with explosives


Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 21/08/1900

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 23/08/1900

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 26/08/1900

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 31/10/1900