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Name: AYRSHIRE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/08/1903
Completed: 11/1903
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 389
Dimensions: 7327grt, 4706nrt, 460.0 x 58.8 x 31.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (25, 42 & 71 x 48ins), 893nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 119066
History:
10/11/1903 Elderslie Steamship Co Ltd (Turnbull, Martin & Co), Glasgow
1910 The Scottish Shire Line Ltd (Turnbull, Martin & Co), Glasgow
02/12/1926 Sank
Comments: 28/11/1926: Abandoned after fire broke out 250 miles SW of Cochin, India
On a voyage from Brisbane to UK with tallow, frozen meat & general cargo
02/12/1926: Sank 200 miles west of Cochin at 09.12N 73.28E


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Shields Daily News, Thursday, 27/08/1903