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Name: KNIGHT OF ST JOHN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/08/1885
Completed: 10/1885
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 561
Dimensions: 3369grt, 2139nrt, 330.0 x 43.5 x 29.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 71 x 48ins), 349nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91259
History:
10/1885 Knight Steam Ships Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Liverpool
1897 G Zino fu D, Savona; renamed EQUITÀ
1902 O Zino, Savona
1909 Renamed CHILE
1911 Lloyd del Pacifico (G Zino fu Dco), Savona
1913 Soc Anon Lloyd del Pacifico, Savona
1921 Quaglia & Galdini, Genoa
26/10/1921 Sank
Comments: 26/10/1921: Sank after being mined in the Cerigo Channel
On a voyage from Braila to Rotterdam with a cargo of wheat