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Name: TROJAN PRINCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/05/1896
Completed: 07/1896
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 315
Dimensions: 3273grt, 2061nrt, 351.4 x 44.6 x 17.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 77 x 48ins), 419nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106601
History:
07/1896 Prince Line Ltd (James Knott), Newcastle
23/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 23/02/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U39 when
5 miles NW of Point Shershel at position 36.39N 02.07E
On a voyage from London via Plymouth to Alexandria with general cargo


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo copyright of South Shields Libraries

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Above photo copyright of South Shields Library

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 16/05/1896