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Name: BRITISH QUEEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/03/1890
Completed: 05/1890
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 642
Dimensions: 4388grt, 3429nrt, 400.0 x 47.2 x 27.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 446nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97782
History:
05/1890 British Shipowners Co Ltd, Liverpool
1903 James Jerome, New York
1904 Michigan SS Co (J Jerome), New York; renamed LANSING
1906 Union SS Co (Union Oil of California), Los Angeles
1926 California Sea Products Co, San Francisco
1932 Fishermen's Produce Co, San Francisco
1941 WR Carpenter Oversea Shipping Ltd, Port Moresby
1946 China Trading Corporation (WCT Hwang), Shanghai
1946 Renamed CHINA NAVIGATOR
1948 Broken up
Comments: 18/02/1902: Burned in Phoenix Docks, Hoboken, beached off Brooklyn
10/04/1902: Refloated and sold and repaired
1904: Converted to a tanker, 4536 grt
1942: Reconverted to dry cargo
1948: Broken up at Shanghai by Chung Hua Sbdg & Engineering Co Ltd