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Name: TANTALLON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/10/1879
Completed: 10/1879
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 204
Dimensions: 1940grt, 1241nrt, 285.0 x 35.5 x 22.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 42ins), 187nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81594
History:
10/1879 W Milburn & Co, Newcastle
1896 Foscolo Mango & Co; renamed RAYMONDOS
1898 EJ Olivier & Co; renamed RAYMOND
1899 Watts Watts & Co; renamed ALABAMA
1907 James Paterson & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne
1925 North China Steamship Co, Tientsin; renamed PEI TAI
3Q/1935 Broken up
Comments: 1916: Ran agound near Eden Lighthouse, Australia & refloated with little damage
3Q/1935: Broken up


Above photo as ALABAMA courtesy of John Crossland

Above photo as ALABAMA courtesy of Gordon Ross

Above photo as ALABAMA courtesy of Gordon Ross