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Name: EGLANTINE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Tyne lron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 12
Dimensions: 1357grt, 874nrt, 258.0 x 32.0 x 21.1ft
Engines: CI2cyl (28 & 54 x 33ins), 130nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79212
History:
1878 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
16/09/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd, North Shields
1898 Tyneside Line Ltd (J Ridley, Son & Tully managers), Newcastle
16/04/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 1878: Cost 20,780
16/04/1915: Wrecked on Filey Brig during an attempt to avoid a U-Boat whilst on a voyage from the River Tyne to Le Havre with a cargo of coal