SS Avon in Grangemouth Docks

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1900
Description
View of a merchant steamship with two black funnels, foremast and mainmast and a black hull with a counter stern. She is the 'Avon' of Grangemouth. The crest on the stern and the ball at the top of the mainmast indicates she is a Carron Line vessel. Other ships are in the background.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1900
Subject person
Subject notes
SS Avon was a twin screw passenger steamer built in 1897 by Wigham Richardson and Co, Neptune Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, for the Carron Co's service between Grangemouth and London and weighed 1722 tons.
SS Avon was sunk in 1916 after striking a mine in North Sea.
only twin-screw coaster on East Coast
Accession number
P12445

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