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Name: CYNTHIA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 11/05/1892
Completed: 1892
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 169
Dimensions: 244grt, 107nrt, 153.4 x 21.4 x 10.3ft; (1907: 234grt, 88nrt)
Engines: C2cyl (23 & 46 x 36ins), 98nhp
Engines by: J Stewart & Son Ltd, London
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 99079
History:
1892 William Watkins, London; registered at London
1896 CE Pollard, South Shields
1897 H Pollard, South Shields
1898 JM Smith, South Shields
1899 HC Jones, London
1904 Hastings, St Leonardís & Eastbourne Steamship Co Ltd, Hastings
1907 Moville Steam Ship Co Ltd, Londonderry; registered at Londonderry
1928 Anchor Line (Henderson Bros Ltd, managers), Glasgow; registered at Glasgow
1930 Stewart & Hewitt, Dublin
1931 Registered at Dublin
02/1933 Sank
Comments: 1892: Cost £8000 to build
1892: Ran cross Channel excursions during the summer period
02/1917: Requisitioned by The Admiralty and converted to a minesweeper
24/05/1917: Returned to Owners
02/1933: Sank in a severe gale on the west pier at Dun Loaghaire harbour
Subsequently salvaged and then scrapped


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo courtesy of Tom Lee

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox