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Name: SKINNINGROVE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1891
Completed: 12/1891
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 33
Dimensions: 347grt, 194nrt, 140.7 x 22.1 x 10.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (10.5, 17 & 28 x 21ins), 40nhp; (1954: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl)
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend; (1954: Burmeister & Wain)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98773
History:
12/1891 Skinningrove Iron Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
1895 P Biraben & fils, Bordeaux; renamed PIERRE-PAUL
1900 PL Byrde, Copenhagen; renamed ISAFOLD
1901 JPT Byrde, Reykjavik
1911 SA des Transports Côtieres, Marseille; renamed PRADO
1911 Government of France
1923 J Filippi & Cie, Marseille; renamed LIEUTENANT CORRIOL
1924 MME Papadimitrou & Co, Piraeus; renamed ALPHA
1928 E Mavroleon, Piraeus
1930 Renamed MARIA M
1931 Vaiannis & Kariaktides, Piraeus; renamed CHARALAMBOS VAIANNIS
1933 Cerah Zade Mehmet Tahsin, Istanbul; renamed H ESREF
1936 Cerrahoglu Mehmet Tahsin, Istanbul
1944 Fakir Nadir Zeren, Istanbul
1947 Izzet Demirtas, Istanbul
1958 Ismail Kaptan ve Ortaklari, Istanbul; renamed ISMAIL KAPTANOGLU
1965 Ismail Kaptanoglu, Istanbul
1977 Turan Karakaya, Istanbul; renamed KARAKAYALAR
02/08/1997 Sank
Comments: 1891: Launched for Charles Henry Pile, London
1891: Bought to carry pig iron from Skinningrove Jetty to Grangemouth
1911: French Navy, engaged as a transport
1954: Converted to a motor vessel
1981: Converted to a sand dredger
02/08/1997: Sank 1 mile off Heybeliada in the Sea of Marmara
after a collision with the motor ferry SUADIYE


Above photo as KARAKAYALAR copyright of the Robert Bomans Collection