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Name: ROYAL DANE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/05/1875
Completed: 26/06/1875
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 90
Dimensions: 1298grt, 736nrt, 250.0 x 31.3 x 19.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 70 x 42ins), 304nhp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70235
History:
26/06/1875 Tyne Steamship Co Ltd.
1903 Owners restyled as Tyne Tees Shipping Co Ltd.
1907 Cie Oranaise de Nav, Oran; renamed EUGENE ETIENNE
1908 Transportes Cotiers Oranais (J Osler, manager), Oran
1909 J Lasry, Oran
1911 J Lubrano, Genoa; renamed STELLA MARIS
1913 Broken up
Comments: 36 x 1st, 36 x 2nd class passengers
Contract Price 33475, Loss 1753-17s-5d
12/01/1877: Stranded in Denmark Sound when on passage from Newcastle to Copenhagen, with general cargo and livestock
Broken up at Toulon