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Name: ROYAL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/12/1901
Completed: 03/1902
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 762
Dimensions: 3833grt, 2497nrt, 365.0 x 48.3 x 25.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41.5 & 70 x 45ins), 414nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115259
History:
03/1902 William Thomas Liverpool Steamship Co Ltd (W Thomas, Sons & Co Ltd), Liverpool
08/1914 Government of Germany
1918 West of England Mutual War Risks Association Ltd (FA Holman), Liverpool
1919 Skjelbreds Rederi A/S (OAT Skjelbred), Krsitiansand
12/10/1921 Wrecked
Comments: 08/1914: Seized by German forces at Hamburg
12/10/1921: Wrecked at Mistaken Point, Cape Race
On a voyage from the Tyne to Montreal in ballast