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Name: KING EDWARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/01/1906
Completed: 03/1906
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 95
Dimensions: 4357grt, 2745nrt, 355.4 x 50.1 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42.5 & 69.5 x 45ins), 358nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120671
History:
03/1906 King Line Ltd (Philipps, Philipps & Co Ltd), London
1923 Managers Dodd, Thompson & Co Ltd, London
1924 Redcroft SN Co Ltd (Lewis, Lougher & Co Ltd), Cardiff
1924 Renamed MARCHIONESS OF BUTE
1932 Broken up
Comments: 1932: Broken up at Pola by Ardito SA, sailed from Venice 24/11/1932


Above photo as KING EDWARD courtesy of Clive Ketley