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Name: BRITISH PRINCE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1899
Completed: 12/1899
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 742
Dimensions: 7325grt, 4708nrt, 470.0 x 56.8 x 32.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (26, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 794nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110624
History:
09/1899 British Shipowners Co Ltd, Liverpool
1905 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa; renamed SANNIO
1913 Italia Soc di Navigazione a Vap, Genoa; renamed NAPOLI
1918 “Transoceanica” Soc Italiana di Navigazione, Naples
08/07/1918 Sank
Comments: 1905: Additional accommodation added, then 9210grt
08/07/1918: Sank after a collision with LAMINGTON off Port Maurizio
BRITISH PRINCE was bound for Genoa


Above photo as SANNIO courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as SANNIO courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 21/10/1899