SS Kittywake

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SS Kittywake

#1 Post by Brian » Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:12 pm

The SS Kittywake passing Narrow Water

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Did a quick bit of research and found this:

built by Scotts Bowling,
Yard No 121
Engines by C.D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: steam, compound engine with 2 cylinders of 22 & 44 inches diameter respectively; stroke 30 inches; 81 registered horsepower; 1 single ended boiler; 3 plain furnaces; grate surface 29 sq. ft.; heating surface 938 sq. ft.;
Launched: Tuesday, 30/06/1896
Built: 1896
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 366 grt
Length: 170 feet
Breadth: 22.6 feet
Owner History:
North British Steam Packet Co.
1919 Dundalk & Newry SP Co., Dundalk
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 15/05/1928 ... sp?id=8482

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Re: SS Kittywake

#2 Post by Padraigin » Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:05 pm

Brian did you go to that talk in Newry Library last Thursday night?
I didn't brave the weather.

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