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Name: RENWICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/11/1890
Completed: 12/1890
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 84
Dimensions: 664grt, 402nrt, 180.0 x 28.1 x 13.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22.5 & 36 x 29ins), 70nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97954
History:
12/1890 Fisher, Renwick & Co, Newcastle
1892 Renwick Steamship Ltd, Newcastle
1902 Sir John Gunn, Newcastle
1906 Robert M Horne-Payne, Newcastle
1908 Renwick Co Ltd, Newcastle
27/12/1911 Sank
Comments: 1903: Ashore at Falmouth. Subsequently re-floated
27/12/1911: Sank after collision with the French steamer
ST PIERRE & MIQUELON off Green Island, Nova Scotia
On a voyage from Port Hastings to Bridgewater NS with a cargo of coal


Above photo courtesy of George Robinson