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Name: TREASURY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/01/1896
Completed: 03/1896
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 705
Dimensions: 2956grt, 1885nrt, 325.0 x 43.0 x 20.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 61 x 42ins), 245nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105371
History:
03/1896 Treasury Steamship Co Ltd (W Thomas & Co), Liverpool
1905 Managers W Thomas, Sons & Co Ltd
1915 SS Elmgrove Co Ltd (Alexander & Mair), Glasgow; renamed ELMGROVE
29/05/1916 Sank
Comments: 29/05/1916: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U39 when
96 miles NE of Algiers on a voyage from Toulon to Huelva in ballast


Above photo as TREASURY courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as TREASURY courtesy of Clive Ketley