TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: MERTHYR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/06/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 208
Dimensions: 798grt, 543nrt, 207.3 x 28.1 x 17.4ft
Engines: I2cyl (40 & 40 x 30ins), 100hp; (18XX: C2cyl (27 & 50 x 30ins), 106nhp)
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54720
History:
1866 James Dixon et al, London
1875 Dixon & Harris, London
1879 Harris & Dixon, London
1887 Lambert Bros Ltd, London
1896 Wm Cory & Son Ltd, London
1911 Broken up
Comments: 18XX: Engine compounded by Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
1911: Broken up by H Lozinguez at Boulogne