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, largeyellow cross at center
Sailed from Narvik for Philadelphia 25 March. On 8April encountered and soon was encircled by ice. A heavy fogimpeded her evasive action. She broke free on 9 April and wassoon awayfrom the mass of ice, though still in the presence of many detachedbergs. On April 11 the haze reappeared and shepassed close to three large bergs parallel to her course. On 14April Annie encountered a stormof heavy wind, thick sleet and constant rain. Running short of fuel, she was forced to put into Halifax for coal, andarrived 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 byMaindy Shipping Co., Ltd. (Jenkins, Richards & Evans, Ltd.)
1916 Renamed MaindyAbbey
1920 Sold to A. deBerienuca San Sebastian, Spain, renamed Lolin
1934 Broken up