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Name: EDITH
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 14/04/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 124
Dimensions: 891grt, 497nrt, 250.6 x 30.1 x 14.4ft
Engines: Osc 2cyl (63 & 63 & 72ins), 300nhp; (1892: 2 x T3cyl (16.5, 26 & 41 x 30ins), 184nhp)
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle; (1892: Laird Brothers, Birkenhead)
Propulsion: Paddle; (1892: 2 x Screws)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63663
History:
1870 London & North-Western Railway Co, London
03/1912 Broken up
Comments: Operated on the Holyhead to Dublin and Greenore services
08/09/1875: Sank in Holyhead harbour after a collision with DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND
08/12/1877: Refloated and repaired
1878: Converted to a cattle carrier
1892: Converted to twin-screw and 2 x T3cyl
03/1912: Broken up at Dublin