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Name: RUTHERGLEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/11/1888
Completed: 01/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 603
Dimensions: 2514grt, 1646nrt, 312.0 x 42.1 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 241nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93836
History:
01/1889 Caledonia SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
1894 Steamship Rutherglen Co Ltd (Maclay & McIntyre), Glasgow
09/11/1897 Sank
Comments: 09/11/1897: Sank 300 miles west of Fastnet, on a voyage from
New York to Plymouth with a cargo of oats, wheat & maize