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Name: AMARYLLIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/1875
Completed: 10/1875
Builder: Cole Bros
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 32
Dimensions: 1714grt, 1109nrt, 264.6 x 34.0 x 24.3ft
Engines: CI2cyl (31 & 58 x 33ins), 150nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70405
History:
10/1875 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
30/09/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd
1899 Amaryllis Shipping Co Ltd (W Coupland & Co, managers), Newcastle
07/11/1900 Sank
Comments: Cost 28000 to build
07/11/1900: Foundered off Ushant after a collision with the German steamer INDIA (1551/81), whilst on a voyage from the Tyne to Savona with a cargo of coal.
When the collision occurred, the INDIA was attempting to take the crew off the AMARYLLIS, which was drifting without power and listing heavily