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Name: EASTVILLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/01/1902
Completed: 03/1902
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 359
Dimensions: 3541grt, 2306nrt, 341.3 x 46.7 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 294nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114515
History:
03/1902 Ville Steamships Ltd (Balls & Stansfield), North Shields
1918 Britain Steam Ship Co Ltd (Watts, Watts & Co), London; renamed CHATHAM
1929 Vassilios Livanos, Chios; renamed TIMIOS STAVROS
10/12/1932 Sank
Comments: 10/12/1932: Sank about 60 miles from Zante at 36.53N 19.22E after
springing a leak on a voyage from Barry to Istanbul with a cargo of coal


Above photo as EASTVILLE courtesy of Clive Ketley

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 27/01/1902