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Name: SAXON PRINCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/03/1881
Completed: 03/1881
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 51
Dimensions: 866grt, 527nrt, 215 x 30.7 x 13.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (27, 50 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79247
History:
03/1881 James Knott, North Shields
1895 Prince Line Ltd (James Knott), North Shields
1895 Chr Salvesen & Co, Leith
1896 Renamed GLITRA
20/10/1914 Scuttled
Comments: 20/10/1914: Scuttled after being captured by U-Boat U17, 14 miles WSW of
Skudesnaes, whilst on a voyage from Grangemouth for West Norway with a cargo of coal, coke and oil.