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Name: CAMELLIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Tyne lron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 11
Dimensions: 1363grt, 880nrt, 258.0 x 32.0 x 21.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 &54 x 33ins), 130nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79208
History:
1878 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
02/09/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd, North Shields
1898 Tyneside Line Ltd (J Ridley, Son & Tully managers), Newcastle
1910 Broken up
Comments: 1878: Cost 20,780
16/05/1910: Extensively damaged in a collision off Cross Sands with WINKFIELD, (4009/00) whilst on a voyaqe from Ghent to the River Tyne in ballast
Arrived in the Tyne and found to be not worth repairing
Sold to R Blake and broken up at Sunderland