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Name: RISSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/09/1902
Completed: 30/09/1902
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 397
Dimensions: 1612grt, 829nrt, 2342dwt, 270.0 x 35.8 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 209nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.6knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115113
History:
30/09/1902 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
19/11/1913 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 30070; Profit 2470-0s-10d
19/11/1913: Sank in the Mersey after a collision with PORTHCAWL & ROSE
On a voyage from Antwerp to Manchester with general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 04/09/1902