West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co., Ltd.
Port of Registry: West Hartlepool
Flag of Registry: British
Signal letters: P Q N S
Steel hull, one funnel, two masts, single screw, spar deck, steel
Company flag: Blue, large yellow cross at center
Sailed from Narvik for Philadelphia 25 March. On 8 April encountered and soon was encircled by ice. A heavy fog impeded her evasive action. She broke free on 9 April and was soon away from the mass of ice, though still in the presence of many detached bergs. On April 11 the haze reappeared and she passed close to three large bergs parallel to her course. On 14 April Annie encountered a storm of heavy wind, thick sleet and constant rain. Running short of fuel, she was forced to put into Halifax for coal, and arrived in Philadelphia 23 April, eight days behind schedule.
Tonnages: gross 3,743 underdeck 3,556 net 2,445
Dimensions: length 340 ft. width 47.1 ft. depth 19.3 ft
Poop: 31 ft. bridge 105 ft. focsle 31 ft.
Engines: constructed by W. Allen & Co., Ltd., Shields, triple expansion, 3 cyl. 25 40 66 by 45 stroke
1897 Built by Furness, Withy & Co., West Hartlepool (Yard no. 230)
1914 Acquired by Maindy Shipping Co., Ltd. (Jenkins, Richards & Evans, Ltd.)
1916 Renamed Maindy Abbey
1920 Sold to A. de Berienuca San Sebastian, Spain, renamed Lolin
1934 Broken up
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