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Name: CONSUELO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/02/1900
Completed: 06/1900
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 251
Dimensions: 6025grt, 3960nrt, 461.5 x 52.1 x 31.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22, 37 & 64 x 42ins), 783nhp
Engines by: T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110797
History:
06/1900 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
1908 Cairn Line of Steamships Ltd (Cairns, Noble & Co), Newcastle
1908 Renamed CAIRNRONA
1911 Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed ALBANIA
1912 Bank Line Ltd (A Weir & Co), Glasgow; renamed POLERIC
03/1929 Broken up
Comments: 1908: Accommodation fitted for 50 x 1st and 800 x 3rd class passengers
1910: Charlie Chaplin made his first crossing to the USA on CAIRNRONA
1911: Accommodation amended to 50 x 2nd and 800 x 3rd class passengers
06/03/1929: Arrived at Osaka for breaking up


Above photo as ALBANIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as POLERIC courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday 15th June 1900