Name: IRELAND
Launched: 25/02/1891
Year: 1891
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 245grt, 44nrt, 131.8 x 22.6 x 10.6ft
Engines: SL1cyl (41 x 60ins); 98nhp, 425ihp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 98641
History:
1885 Clyde Shipping Co, Glasgow
1893 Owners re-styled Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow
04/1928 Broken up
Comments: For use as a tug and tender
20/03/1917: Hired by the Admiralty as minesweeper
1918: Used as a minelayer
27/04/1920: Returned to owners
04/1928: Sold for breaking up by J & L Vercammen, Burght, Belgium

     Above photo copyright of GE Langmuir

     Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox



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