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Name: TRENTHAM HALL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1897
Completed: 10/1897
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 726
Dimensions: 4173grt, 2662nrt, 380.0 x 45.2 x 29.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41.5 & 70 x 45ins), 402nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106878
History:
10/1897 Sun Shipping Co Ltd (R Alexander & Co), Liverpool
1900 Hall Line Ltd (R Alexander & Co), Liverpool
1901 Managers became Ellerman Lines Ltd
26/05/1917 Wrecked
Comments: 26/05/1917: Wrecked on Pluckington Bank, River Mersey
when inward from Bombay for Liverpool with a cargo of grain


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 17/07/1897