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Name: SARSTOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/06/1902
Completed: 08/1902
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 362
Dimensions: 2929grt, 1852nrt, 321.1 x 43.2 x 24.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 68 x 45ins), 316nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115868
History:
08/1902 Scrutton, Sons & Co Ltd, London
1915 O & W Williams & Co, Cardiff; renamed MENEVIAN
1925 Bristol City Line of Steamers Ltd (Chas Hill & Sons), Bristol
1925 Renamed EXETER CITY
01/1933 Sank
Comments: 20/01/1933: Abandoned after being disabled in a gale at 46.48N 38.11W
On a voyage from Fowey to Portland & Boston with a cargo of china clay
24/01/1933: Last sighted on this date and presumed subsequently sank


Above photo of MENEVIAN courtesy of Photoship

Above photo of EXETER CITY courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 11/06/1902