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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.  foc’sle  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)

1897, April Launched

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

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