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Name: THE MARQUIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1924
Completed: 11/1924
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 213
Dimensions: 799grt, 354nrt, 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: 147939
History:
11/1924 J Hay & Sons Ltd, Glasgow
1942 CR Mauritzen, Glasgow
1943 Barline Transport Ltd (CR Mauritzen), Glasgow
1945 Renamed BARJAMA
26/01/1952 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1952: Sank after running ashore the previous day at Kirrebo,
SE of Stromo, Faroes on a voyage from Leith to Vestmannhavn


Above photo as THE MARQUIS courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as BARJAMA copyright of Paul Guttesen