TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: TRANSIT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/10/1870
Completed: 1871
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 240
Dimensions: 549grt, 373nrt, 184.0 x 27.6 x 14.6ft
Engines: 2cyl (38 & 38 x 30ins), 90hp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1871 Achille Grandchamps et Fils, Dieppe
23/01/1876 Sank
Comments: 23/01/1876: Sank after a collision with GLANIBANTA in
Yarmouth Roads, on a voyage from Grimsby to Dieppe