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Name: GRENADIER
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/04/1895
Completed: 05/06/1895
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 309
Dimensions: 1004grt, 591nrt, 810dwt, 240.0 x 30.2 x 14.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 32 & 53 x 36ins), 181nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.2knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104282
History:
05/06/1895 Tyne Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1903 Tyne-Tees Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
23/02/1917 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 56 x 1st Class & 16 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract Price 22607; Profit 422-16s-9d
1895: Used on Tyne to Rotterdam trade
01/1904: In collision with & sank the fishing boat MAGGIE FLETT off the Tyne
21/07/1908: When outward bound from Cuxhaven, she was stranded
between the islands of Langeoog and Spiegeroog
Subsequently repaired at West Hartlepool
23/02/1917: Torpedoed & sunk 6 miles NE of the Shipwash Light Vessel