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Name: KNIGHT OF ST GEORGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/09/1890
Completed: 12/1890
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 648
Dimensions: 4710grt, 2967nrt, 404.5 x 48.0 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 435nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97830
History:
12/1890 Knight Steam Ships Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Liverpool
20/08/1911 Wrecked
Comments: 20/08/1911: Wrecked off Tonga harbour on a voyage from Tacoma
and San Francisco to South Sea Islands and Australian ports