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Name: SHEIKH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1892
Completed: 12/1892
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 669
Dimensions: 4369grt, 2828nrt, 388.0 x 46.0 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 70 x 45ins), 490nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102056
History:
12/1892 Bedouin Steam Navigation Co Ltd (W & R Thomson), Liverpool
1910 Hvalfangerselsk Norge (Chr Nielsen & Co), Larvik; renamed SOLSTREIF
07/10/1934 Broken up
Comments: 1910: Converted to a whale factory ship
07/10/1934: Arrived for breaking up at South Stockton Shipbreaking Co, Stockton-on-Tees


Above photo as SOLSTREIF copyright of the Larvik Museum