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Name: CHARING CROSS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/04/1892
Completed: 05/1892
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 666
Dimensions: 2534grt, 1646nrt, 300.0 x 40.2 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 60 x 42ins), 236nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99068
History:
05/1892 JA Lee, London
1898 Charing Cross Steamship Co Ltd (J Cory & Sons Ltd), London
01/07/1918 Sank
Comments: 26/1/1910: Grounded on the Isle of Arran during a blizzard
On a voyage from Seville to the Clyde
Subsequently refloated
01/07/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB40, 4 miles ExN of Flamborough Head
On a voyage from the Tyne with a cargo of coal


Above: Aground on the Isle of Arran