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Name: COUNTY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/09/1889
Completed: 11/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 628
Dimensions: 2044grt, 1331nrt, 275.2 x 37.9 x 19.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 35 & 54 x 42ins), 205nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96165
History:
11/1889 Durham Steam Ship Co Ltd (WJ Jobling), Newcastle
1893 Manager became J White
1898 McLaren & Mclaren, Newcastle
1899 Powis Steamship Co Ltd (Jenkins, Williams & Co), Cardiff; renamed POWIS
1905 Managers became Jenkins Brothers
20/06/1907 Sank
Comments: 20/06/1907: Sank 25 miles off Seriphos Island
On a voyage from Seriphos to Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore