|GRT /NRT||1038 / 440|
|Length / beam / draft||236 x 33.4 x 14 ft|
|Shipbuilder (yard number)||Earle's S.B. & Engineering Co. Hull (481)|
|Engines / engine builder||T3cyl (20, 34 & 56 x 39in), 233nhp by the shipbuilder|
|Owners||Bennett S.S. Co. Ltd., Goole|
|Fate||Mined on 16 September 1915 when 1.5 miles south of Kingsdown, beached at Deal, total loss. Voyage London to Boulogne with general cargo.|
The lower photos show her taking part in the shipment of railway locos to Boulogne in July-August 1906.
The 0-6-0 locos had been sold by the Midland Railway Company to the Mediterranean Railway of Italy and were loaded by the port's fixed-jib hydraulic crane at the head of Stanhope Dock, the crane being is use from 1892 right through to 1963.
.... from collection of Stan Threadgould, AFRICA (right) and HEBBLE of Lancashire & Yorkshire (left)
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