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Name: MANCHESTER PORT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1899
Completed: 06/1899
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 740
Dimensions: 5658grt, 3636nrt, 452.0 x 52.2 x 28.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 50 & 81.5 x 54ins), 642nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108840
History:
06/1899 Manchester Liners Ltd, Manchester
1900 British & South American Steam Navigation Co Ltd (RP Houston & Co), Liverpool
1900 Renamed HYDASPES
01/04/1930 Broken up
Comments: 01/04/1930: Arrived at Genoa for breaking up by L Pittaluga


Above photo as MANCHESTER PORT courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as HYDASPES courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as HYDASPES copyright of the James Crookall Collection - City of Vancouver Archives

The Marine Engineer 01/06/1899