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Name: TYNEMOUTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/08/1916
Completed: 01/1917
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 197
Dimensions: 2684grt, 1611nrt, 321.2 x 43.2 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 329nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133590
History:
01/1917 Burnett Steamship Co Ltd, Newcastle
1929 A Capel, Cardiff; renamed LORD ABERCONWAY
1931 Etablissements Odon de Lubersac, Rouen; renamed GALLOIS
06/08/1941 Wrecked
Comments: 06/08/1941: Wrecked on Haisboro' Sands
On a voyage from the Tyne to London


Receiving her engines at NEM. Photo courtesy of Norman Dunn

Photo as LORD ABERCONWAY courtesy of Richard Cox