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Name: HANOVERIAN
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/02/1902
Completed: 06/1902
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 381
Dimensions: 13507grt, 8663nrt, 582.0 x 60.3 x 38.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (28, 47.5 & 80 x 60ins), 1269nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115288
History:
06/1902 Frederick Leyland & Co Ltd, Liverpool
1903 British & North Atlantic Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed MAYFLOWER
1903 Oceanic Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Ismay, Imrie & Co), Liverpool
1903 Renamed CRETIC
1923 Frederick Leyland & Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed DEVONIAN
03/1929 Broken up
Comments: The longest vessel ever launched (with exception of GREAT EASTERN)
12/03/1929: Broken up at Bo’ness by P & W McLellan Ltd


Above photo as CRETIC courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CRETIC courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CRETIC courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as DEVONIAN courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 26/02/1902