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Name: IRENE
Type: Lighthouse Tender
Launched: 25/03/1890
Completed: 08/1890
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 639
Dimensions: 543grt, 160nrt, 224.0 x 27.1 x 13.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22, 33 & 50 x 24ins), 245nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98150
History:
08/1890 Corporation of the Trinity House, London
09/11/1915 Sank
Comments: 09/11/1915: Sank after being mined 1.5 miles ESE of Tongue Light Vessel
on a voyage from Harwich to London. Mine laid by U-Boat UC1 on 20/10/1915.


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship