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Name: TYNE launched as MAREOTIS
Type: Military Transport
Launched: 19/01/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 354
Dimensions: 2141grt, 1392nrt, 320.0 x 34.0x 24.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 70 x 48ins), 250nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Armament: 2 x 24pdr guns
History:
08/03/1878 The Admiralty; renamed TYNE
15/11/1920 Sank
Comments: Ordered by Moss Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
08/03/1878: Purchased by the Admiralty
15/11/1920: Foundered in a gale off Sheerness whilst awaiting sale


Above photo as TYNE courtesy of Richard Cox

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 12th June 1878