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PS Greyhound

Built in 1895 by J & G Thomson, Clydebank (Yard no 277)
Length : 230 feet x breadth : 27.1 feet
Engines : Two compound diagonal engines : 21 and 45 in x 48 in - turning wheels independently

Built for the North Pier Steamship Company of Blackpool
Provided services linking Blackpool to Liverpool, Llandudno and Douglas
Served as a minsweeper in World War I
In 1923 was sold for service out of Belfast for the Abercorn Steamship Company
Sold for service in Turkey in 1925 and renamed Buyukada
Scrapped in 1936

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