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Name: TIGRIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/12/1901
Completed: 1902
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 716
Dimensions: 2809grt, 1793nrt, 300.0 x 43.7 x 16.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 61 x 42ins), 280nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114829
History:
1902 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd (Bucknall Bros), London
1906 Cie Nationale Belge de Transports Maritimes (A Deppe), Antwerp
09/1930 Sank
Comments: 1915: Chartered to the Russian Navy as Black Sea transport N105
19/09/1930: Missing after being sighted off Isle of Wight on a voyage from
Antwerp to Alexandria, wreckage washed ashore near Dunkerque.


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 12/12/1901