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Name: TRESILLIAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/07/1899
Completed: 08/1899
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 341
Dimensions: 3585grt, 2301nrt, 341.0 x 46.7 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 293nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104677
History:
08/1899 Tresillian Steamship Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1901 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1924 Monument Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Richards, Longstaff & Co Ltd), London
1924 Renamed YORKHILL
1926 Naigai Kisen KK, Amagasaki; renamed TAISEI MARU
05/06/1944 Sank
Comments: 05/06/1944: Sank after a collision when 20 miles off Kamoi Misaki
on the west coast of Hokkaido


Above photo as YORKHILL courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 27/07/1899