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Name: ZINNIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/01/1900
Completed: 02/1900
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 127
Dimensions: 3642grt, 2339nrt, 345.0 x 46.1 x 16.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38.5 & 64 x 42ins), 287nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113064
History:
02/1900 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
29/03/1912 Beached
Comments: 01/1897: Cost 38,750
29/03/1912: On fire and beached off Cape Comorin
On a voyage from Calcutta to Karachi with a cargo of coal
Subsequently declared a total loss


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 17/01/1900