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Name: TADORNA
Type Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/08/1896
Completed: 26/09/1896
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 318
Dimensions: 1482grt, 911nrt, 255.0 x 33.7 x 18.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106271
History:
09/1896 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
1910 Soc Generale de Transportes Maritimes a Vapeur, Marseilles
1910 Renamed MAINE
1931 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 20303; Profit 614-2s-0d
24/10/1915: Requisitioned as a Naval Auxiliary
22/06/1918: Returned to owners
2Q/1931: Broken up


Above photo as TADORNA courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as MAINE copyright of Alain Croce

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 26/08/1896