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Name: ETHEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/02/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 357
Dimensions: 932grt, 475nrt, 210.6 x 30.1 x 16.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 30ins), 113nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 76223
History:
1878 H Clapham & Co, London
1884 GE Macarthy, Newcastle
1884 Clapham SS Co Ltd, Newcastle
1890 Ethel SS Co Ltd (W Turpin), Newcastle
1895 Baltic Shipping Co Ltd (J Grindell), Newcastle
1896 Angbats A/B Ruth (GT Schele), Halmstad; renamed RUTH
1901 Angfartygs A/B Trio (CL Larsson), Gothenburg
21/04/1915 Sank
Comments: 21/04/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U22 when
100 miles east of May Island on a voyage from Leith to Gothenburg with coal.


Above photo as RUTH copyright of Robert Bomans

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 8th February 1878