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Name: APEX
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/08/1888
Completed: 10/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 604
Dimensions: 2117grt, 1277nrt, 276.0 x 37.8 x 18.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 42ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95466
History:
10/1888 Apex Steamship Co Ltd (Newman & Dale), London
1891 Royal Hungarian Sea Navigation Co Adria Ltd, Fiume; renamed BAROSS
1913 Renamed APEX
1914 U Iwaki, Dairen; renamed ANYO MARU
1917 Inui Gomei Kaisha, dairen
27/08/1922 Missing
Comments: 27/08/1922: Sailed from Keelung. Subsequently reported missing.
On a voyage from Saigon to Yokohama with a cargo of rice


Above photo as BAROSS courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday< 25/08/1888