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Name: ROSEGROVE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/12/1902
Completed: 13/06/1903
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 398
Dimensions: 2690grt, 1729nrt, 4584dwt, 314.5 x 46.2 x 21.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36.5 & 60 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.7knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118289
History:
13/06/1903 Wingrove Steamship Co Ltd (P Wigham Richardson, managers), London
1907 E Ambatielos (P Wigham Richardson, managers), Argostoli, Greece; renamed PROODOS
05/02/1911 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 36315; Profit 4329-1s-7d
05/02/1911: Sank after collision with COLASTINE off Lobos
On a voyage from Colastine to Rotterdam with a cargo of quebracho wood


Above photo as PROODOS courtesy of Richard Cox