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Name: CAIRNGLEN
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 11/03/1891
Completed: 05/1891
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 44
Dimensions: 1565grt, 987nrt, 251.0 x 36.1 x 16.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 158nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97964
History:
05/1891 Cairnglen SS Co Ltd (Cairns, Young & Noble), Newcastle
1904 Managers became Cairns, Noble & Co, Newcastle
1912 Limhamns Rederi A/B (E Persson), Limhamn; renamed R F BERG
1915 A/S Dovrefjell (Olsen & Ugelstad), Christiania; renamed DOVREFJELL
24/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 24/02/1917: Sank after a collision with HM trawler LOCH EYE off Landís End
On a voyage from Nantes to Ardrosssan with a cargo of iron ore