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Name: TRIGONIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/06/1898
Completed: 08/1898
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 677
Dimensions: 1739grt, 1056nrt, 242.0 x 40.2 x 17.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 63 x 39ins), 217nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109956
History:
08/1898 Shell Transport & Trading Co Ltd (M Samuel & Co), London
1902 Transferred to Nederland Indies Tankstoomboot, Dutch East Indies
1921 Transferred to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd
1923 Companhia "Shell", Lisbon; renamed SHELL IX
1939 Hulked
No further history known
Comments: Engines designed to burn coal or oil.


As TRIGONIA, photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums