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Name: MANCHESTER PORT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1899
Completed: 06/1899
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & 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: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108840
History:
17/06/1899 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 is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as HYDASPES is courtesy of Clive Ketley

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

The Marine Engineer 01/06/1899