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Name: CAMILLA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/07/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 204
Dimensions: 794grt, 540nrt, 213.0 x 28.1 x 17.4ft; (1874: 956grt, 722nrt, 239.7ft)
Engines: 2cyl (26 & 26 x 33ins), 170nhp; (1874: C2cyl (26 & 51 x 30ins), 160hp)
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1874: Victoria Dock Engine Works, London)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54730
History:
1866 London Steamship Co Ltd, London
1870 London Steam Shipping Co Ltd, London
1886 John Fenwick & Son, London
1889 Collier & General SS Co Ltd (Cecil Harrison, manager), London
1891 William H Kirkaldy (George Coatsworth, manager), Sunderland
1895 James E Tully, Newcastle; renamed JET; registered at Newcastle
by 1907 The Screw Collier Co Ltd, (James E Tully), Newcastle
by 1913 Thomas W Ward Ltd, (Joseph Ward), Albion Works, Sheffield
No later history known
Comments: 1874: Lengthened to 239.7ft & engine compounded
1913: Register closed, probably broken up by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo as JET courtesy of Richard Cox