Carron Co's SS Avon at Grangemouth

Reliable Series
Production date
Circa 1900
Taken from 'Views of Grangemouth and District'

This photo is not scanned. You can see the original in the Archives in Callendar House

Object Detail

Production date
Circa 1900
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
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