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Name: NAVIGATION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/06/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 391
Dimensions: 1558grt, 921nrt, 247.0 x 34.2 x 21.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 39ins), 180nhp; (1896: C2cyl (20 & 50 x 36ins), 162nhp)
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1896: Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81569
History:
1879 Harris & Dixon, London
1889 Schiehallion SS Co Ltd (Whimster & Watson), Glasgow
1892 Raeburn & Verel, Glasgow
1898 Behnke & Sieg, Danzig; renamed GEDANIA
17/10/1915 Sank
Comments: 1896: Re-engined
17/10/1915: Sank after being torpedoed by Russian submarine GEPARD off Landsort.


Above photo as GEDANIA copyright of Robert Bomans