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Name: THE MARCHIONESS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/12/1923
Completed: 01/1924
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 210
Dimensions: 799grt, 356nrt, 190.1 x 29.7 x 12.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 27 & 44 x 30ins), 137nhp
Engines by: Wm Beardmore & Co Ltd, Coatbridge
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147882
History:
01/1924 J Hay & Sons Ltd, Glasgow
10/02/1950 Sank
Comments: 10/02/1950: Sank after a collision with ss DURMITOR off West Thurrock,
River Thames when inward from Plymouth for London in ballast.
Refloated, beached and broken up by TW Ward Ltd at Grays, Essex