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Name: RAVENSHEUGH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/03/1881
Completed: 04/1881
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 435
Dimensions: 1781grt, 1116nrt, 263.0 x 35.2 x 22.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 42ins), 178nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83899
History:
04/1881 JE Bowser & Co, Newcastle
1882 JE Bowser, Ormston & Co, Newcastle
1894 CW Ormston & Co, Newcastle
1903 Ravensheugh Steamship Co Ltd (Tellet & Willock), Glasgow
1905 Manager became RP Tellet & Co
1906 Registered at Glasgow
29/10/1911 Sank
Comments: 29/10/1911: Sank after striking a rock off Skerryvore, south of Tyree
On a voyage from Glasgow to Riga with coal and general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley