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Name: ROWLAND
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/05/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 9
Dimensions: 1427grt, 919nrt, 258.0 x 32.0 x 21.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76233
History:
1878 Stephens & Mawson, Newcastle
1888 Red “R” SS Co Ltd (Stephens & Mawson), Newcastle
1899 Soc Anon du ss Hélène Grisar (A Grisar), Antwerp
1899 Renamed HÉLÈNE GRISAR
1901 Deutsch-Austral. Dampfs Ges, Hamburg; renamed SHAMROCK
1902 Stevedoring & Shipping Ltd, Sydney
31/03/1903 Wrecked
Comments: 31/03/1903: Wrecked in Catherine Hill Bay when outward for Adelaide
with a cargo of coal.