PEARL

Built 1898
Type Cargo Ship
Tonnages 677grt, 404 nrt
Dimensions 185.0 x 29.2 x 11.8 ft
Shipbuilder (yard number) Wood, Skinner & Co., Bill Quay, River Tyne (76)
Engine builder North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co. Ltd., Wallsend
Engine T3cyl (16, 26, 43 x 30in), 103 nhp
O.N. 104220
Owners 1898 John Hudson Wetherall and others, Goole / Knottingley
  1904 Lloyd Bahia Blanca, Argentina; renamed UNION
  1909 Marina Mercante Argentina, Bahia Blanca
  1917 Delegrange, G. E. Bates & Co., Rouen
   
Fate 26/01/1918 torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat, eight miles north of Sept les, Cardiff for Rouen with coal

Photo collection of Clive Ketley


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