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Name: PLYMOTHIAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/02/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 69
Dimensions: 1532grt, 953nrt, 260.5 x 36.0 x 18.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (33, 62 x 42ins), 198nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86505
History:
1883 Port of Plymouth SS Co Ltd (Bellamy & Co), Plymouth
1892 Westcott & Laurance, London
1902 Plymothian SS Co Ltd (Westcott & Laurance)
1906 VSE Grech, London
1907 Bank of Athens, Piraeus; renamed MARIKA
1911 Domestini, Oeconomou & Co, Piraeus; renamed GEORGIOS
1912 Stylianos Castanos, Piraeus
1913 Renamed AGHIA PELAGHIA
1913 Fratelli Beraldo, Genoa; renamed TRINITA
1920 Industrie Marittime SA, Genoa
1923 Carlo Napoli fu R, Catania; renamed SARU
1926 Alfo Napoli fu Rosario, Catania
1929 Ant Macri, Catania’ renamed ALFREDO
Q4/1929 Broken up
Comments: 25/01/1906: Stranded at Buyuk Sahib, Karaburnu, Gulf of Izmir
On a voyage from London to Odessa
08/02/1906: Refloated and sold
Q4/1929: Broken up


Photo shows PLYMOTHIAN stranded in 1906. Photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Grech tugs on each side, KNIGHT OF ST.PATRICK (L) & HARLEQUIN (R)