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Name: NETHERTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/12/1904
Completed: 02/1905
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 121
Dimensions: 4226grt, 2756nrt, 360.3 x 48.0 x 20.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 350nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 119200
History:
02/1905 Netherton Shipping Co Ltd (J Greenlee & Co), Glasgow
1910 Cia Naviera Sota y Aznar, Bilbao; renamed JATA-MENDI
1937 Broken up
Comments: 08/01/1907: Damaged by fire at Aroe Bay, Sumatra while loading cased
Benzene, towed to UK and repaired in 1909 and sold
12/09/1936: Scuttled as a blockship at Pasajes by Republican forces
1937: Broken up in situ


Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 09/12/1904