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Name: JOHN ORMSTON
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 24/05/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 289
Dimensions: 971grt, 629nrt, 230.0 x 29.4 x 16.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 36ins), 180nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67375
History:
1873 Tyne Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1903 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1910 Adalar Kumpanyasi, Istanbul; renamed HEYBELIADA
07/03/1915 Sank
Comments: 07/03/1915: Sank after being shelled by Russian cruisers at KD-Eregli