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Name: GRINKLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/03/1867
Completed: 1867
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 218
Dimensions: 269grt, 183nrt, 130.2 x 24.8 x 12.6ft; (1874: 293grt, 187nrt, 140.5ft)
Engines: I2cyl (27 & 27 x 24ins), 48hp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 56069
History:
19/08/1867 Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Newcastle
1894 David W Bain, Portreath; registered at Penzance; renamed FEADON
12/03/1904 Sank
Comments: 1874: Lengthened to 140.5ft, then 293grt, 187nrt
12/03/1904: Sank after a collision with NORTHUMBRIAN in the River Thames
On a voyage from London to Lancaster with a cargo of whitening
Subsequently raised and broken up


Above photo as FEADON is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as FEADON is courtesy of Kevin Blair