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Name: CITY OF NEWCASTLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1882
Completed: 02/1882
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 60
Dimensions: 1973grt, 1245nrt, 285.5 x 36.1 x 24.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 42ins), 230nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86072
History:
1882 Tyne & Blyth SS Owning Co Ltd (R Bell & Co), Newcastle
1899 S Siniossoglu, Istanbul; renamed ALEXANDROS A SINIOSSOGLU
1911 Geo F Andreadis, Piraeus; renamed THETIS
Q4/1928 Broken up
Comments: 1882:Launched as SOCRATES
11/11/1887: Survived a serious fire in a cargo of cotton
Q4/1928: Broken up


Glasgow Herald, Saturday, November 12, 1887