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Name: LIMEHOUSE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/08/1903
Completed: 08/1903
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 129
Dimensions: 562grt, 292nrt, 165.0 x 30.0 x 12.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (15.5, 25 & 41 x 27ins), 90nhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118317
History:
08/1903 Commercial Gas Co, London
1919 Wandsworth, Wimbledon & Epsom District Gas Co, London
1922 Commercial Gas Co, London
1926 Gracechurch Transports Ltd (Richrds, Longstaff & Co Ltd, managers)
1926 Renamed YORKVALLEY
1928 WA Wilson, Southampton
02/04/1935 Wrecked
Comments: 02/04/1935: Wrecked off St Sampson's, Guernsey
15/04/1936: Salved & berthed at Guernsey. Too expensive to repair
01/06/1935: Broken up by Thomson & McGregor at Bo'ness


Jarrow Express, Friday, 14/08/1903