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Name: RENNIE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 43
Dimensions: 1276grt, 785nrt, 250.0 x 35.0 x 14.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 167nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84871
History:
1882 James Wait, North Shields
1899 Paulsen & Ivers, Kiel; renamed SIGNAL
12/1921 Missing
Comments: 07/11/1920: Sank after a collision with SIGNE in the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal
On a voyage from Sweden to Nordenham
Subsequently raised and repaired
16/12/1921: Sailed from Haugesund for Konigsberg with a cargo of ore
Subsequently posted missing presumed to have sunk


Lloyd's List, Wednesday, 04/10/1882