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Name: RUNSWICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1871
Completed: 1872
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 287
Dimensions: 324grt, 200nrt, 142.5 x 25.9 x 12.2ft; (1895: 307grt, 287nrt)
Engines: 2cyl (27 & 27 x 24ins), 40hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; (1895: Sail, rigged as a Schooner)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67302
History:
1872 Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Newcastle
1902 East Coast Tug & Lighter Co (E Derwent, manager), Middlesbrough
12/1903 Cleveland Flour Mills Ltd, Thornaby-on-Tees; registered at Middlesbrough
12/1912 William Slater, Middlesbrough
08/02/1913 Sank
Comments: 1895: Converted to a sailing vessel with two masts
08/02/1913: Foundered 7 miles off Scarborough whilst under tow.
On a voyage from Hull to Stockton-on-Tees with a cargo of wheat.