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Name: AEON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1905
Completed: 07/1905
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 124
Dimensions: 4221grt, 2759nrt, 360.4 x 48.0 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardson, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120576
History:
07/1905 Howard Smith Co Ltd, Melbourne
18/07/1908 Wrecked
Comments: 18/07/1908: Wrecked on Christmas Island on a voyage from San Francisco to
Sydney with timber and general cargo.


Above photo copyright of FE Wear