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Name: TROOPER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/10/1901
Completed: 03/1902
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 212
Dimensions: 958grt, 601nrt, 206.5 x 32.2 x 14.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 28 & 47 x 33ins), 130nhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113114
History:
03/1902 Fisher, Renwick & Co's Manchester-London Steamers Ltd, Manchester
23/04/1911 Sank
Comments: 23/04/1911: Sank after a collision with INDRALEMA off Dungeness
On a voyage from Southampton to the Tyne in ballast


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley