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Name: SPORTSMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/04/1881
Completed: 05/1881
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 436
Dimensions: 1897grt, 1205nrt, 281.0 x 36.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 64 x 42ins), 196nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79250
History:
05/1881 WJ Jobling, North Shields
1894 J Morrison & Son, North Shields
1899 Sportsman SS Co Ltd (J Morrison & Son), North Shields
1901 Clydebank SS Co Ltd (Robertson, Mackie & Co), Glasgow
1903 Renamed NETHERBY
1906 O Brodin, Sweden
1907 Unknown owners, Russia; renamed MIKHAIL
1908 No later history known
Comments: 02/08/1905: Damaged by fire at St Petersburg and sold
1908: Deleted from Russian register