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Name: IRON PRINCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/09/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 78
Dimensions: 1408grt, 832nrt, 245.2 x 34.1 x 16ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 56 x 36ins), 155nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84897
History:
1883 James Knott, North Shields
1895 Prince Line Ltd (James Knott), North Shields
1901 Dampfs Ges “August Leonhardt” mbH (Leonhardt & Heeckt), Hamburg;
1901 Renamed AUGUST LEONHARDT
1904 Emil R Retzlaff, Stettin; renamed RUDOLF RETZLAFF
1907 A/S Egerø (OAT Skjelbred), Kristiansand; renamed EGERØ
1915 Managers became Olsen & Ugelstad, Christiania
04/03/1916 Sank
Comments: 04/03/1916: Sank after being rammed by an unknown vessel while at anchor
In the Downs on a voyage from North Shields to Rouen with a cargo of coal.