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Name: IRON
Launched: 06/11/1889
Completed: 1890
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 152
Dimensions: 118grt, 15nrt, 95.4 x 19.1 x 9.9ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (28 x 50ins), 350ihp, 75nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97391
History:
1890 North Eastern Railway Co, York
1890 Registered at West Hartlepool
12/1919 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Ltd, Newcastle
06/1932 Registered at Sunderland; renamed SEABURN
04/1952 Broken up
Comments: 1890: Cost 5,025
Sold to British Iron & Steel Corporation
Alloocated to CW Dorkin Ltd at Dunston for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo courtesy of Eddie Frost

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Above photo courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

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