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Name: RINGWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/10/1889
Completed: 12/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 634
Dimensions: 905grt, 541nrt, 210.0 x 32.1 x 12.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 155nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96672
History:
12/1889 H James (J Fenwick & Son), London
1891 CF Cory-Wright (J Fenwick & Son), London
1897 W Cory & Son Ltd (Broomhill Coal Co Ltd), London
1901 Broomhill Colliers Ltd (MF Maclean), London
1906 Manager became H Coates
1909 Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, London
1911 J Avrantidi Biraderler, Istanbul; renamed NIKEA
06/11/1914 Sank
Comments: 06/11/1914: Shelled & sunk by Russian cruiser KAGUL off Kandilli
On a voyage from Istanbul to Zonguldak carrying general cargo