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Name: BEESWING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/04/1889
Completed: 06/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 616
Dimensions: 1924grt, 1252nrt, 265.0 x 39.8 x 15.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 42ins), 222nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96144
History:
06/1889 Beeswing Steam Ship Co Ltd (JE Bowser, Ormston & Co), Newcastle
1894 Managers became JE Bowser & Son
1914 Lowlands Steam Shipping Co Ltd (J Crass & Co), Newcastle
02/03/1915 Missing
Comments: 02/03/1915: Sailed from the Tyne for Dieppe with a cargo of coal
Subsequently reported missing


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley