TrSS Greenore (1912)

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History
Name: 1912-1926: TrSS Greenore
Owner:
Operator:
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Route: 1912-1926: Holyhead - Greenore
Builder: Cammell Laird
Yard number: 782
Launched: 20 February 1912
Out of service: 1926
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 1,488 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 40.7 ft (12.4 m)
Draught: 14.5 ft (4.4 m)
Installed power: Parsons Steam Turbine
Speed: 20.5 knots

TrSS Greenore was a steam turbine passenger and cargo vessel operated by the London and North Western Railway from 1912 to 1923, and the London, Midland and Scottish Railway from 1923 to 1926.[1]

History[edit]

She was built by Cammell Laird for the London and North Western Railway in 1912 and put on the Holyhead - Greenore route to replace the paddle steamer Edith.

She was the only London and North Western Railway to be equipped with the Direct-Drive Triple-Screw arrangement.

She was scrapped in 1926.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962