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Name: LORD DERBY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/12/1877
Completed: 02/1878
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 6
Dimensions: 1373grt, 1140nrt, 270.0 x 34.0 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 36ins), 173nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76221
History:
1877 Tully Bros & Co, Newcastle
1884 Breslauer, Son & Co, Newcastle
1887 Colquhoun & Co, Glasgow
1887 Hoy Head SS Co Ltd (Thos W Derby), Liverpool
1890 Managers CR Scott & Co, Cardiff
1901 L Asserto & C, Genoa; renamed ALLEANZA
1902 GD Drago, Genoa
1903 M Boero fu GB, Genoa
1911 Beralso & Devoto, Genoa; renamed GENEROSITA
1913 Fratelli Beraldo, Genoa
1915 Chiarella & Carbone, Genoa; renamed EOLO
30/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 30/07/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-boat U95 west of Ireland about
54N 15W on a voyage from the Clyde to Genoa with a cargo of coal.


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 14th February 1878