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Name: PORT DENISON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1896
Completed: 11/1896
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 105
Dimensions: 3435grt, 2188nrt, 345.0 x 46.0 x 17.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 45ins), 311nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105896
History:
11/1896 W Milburn & Co, London
1907 Bede Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Frew, Elder & Co), Newcastle
1907 Renamed BEDEBURN
1916 Kent SS Co Ltd (W Walton), London
1918 Britain SS Co Ltd (Watts, Watts & Co), London
1919 Renamed CHISWICK
1929 Jaunsems & Co, Riga; renamed ZIGURDS
1931 FF Aguado, Colon; renamed SANTA MARTA
03/1934 Broken up
Comments: 03/1934: Broken up at Venice, arrived under tow from Ravenna 10/03/1934


Above photo as PORT DENISON copyright of Ambrose Greenway