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Name: KNIGHT COMMANDER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/05/1890
Completed: 07/1890
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 643
Dimensions: 4306grt, 2731nrt, 400.0 x 47.2 x 27.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 435nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97801
History:
07/1890 Knight Steam Ships Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Liverpool
24/07/1904 Sank
Comments: 24/07/1904: Sank after being captured by Russian warships of the
Vladivostok Squadron 30 miles south of Omae Zaki at 34.10N - 138.20E
On a voyage from New York to Yokohama with railroad materials