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Name: CITY OF TRURO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/09/1883
Completed: 10/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 517
Dimensions: 1983grt, 1261nrt, 281.0 x 37.3 x 23.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 64 x 42ins), 206nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 88747
History:
10/1883 Tyne & Wear Steamship Owning Co Ltd (R Bell & Co), Newcastle
1886 Tyne & Blyth Steamship Owning Co Ltd (R Bell & Co), Newcastle
1900 Managers became Whitfield & Co
1900 Cosmas Brothers, Syra; renamed EVANGELOS PETRITZIS
30/09/1905 Sank
Comments: 30/09/1905: Sank after striking rocks off Krokelo Point, Kos
On a voyage from Black Sea ports to Alexandria with a cargo of timber