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PS Strathmore
Launched on March 11th 1897 by Russell and Co, Port Glasgow
Engines : Compound diagonal, 23.5 and 47 in x 51 in by Rankin & Blackmore
Dimensions : 200.5 ft x 24.1 ft
316 Gross Registered Tonnes

Placed on the Glasgow to Rothesay and the Kyles of Bute service
Sold to the Admiralty in 1908 for use as a tender on the Medway and renamed HMS Harlequin
Based at Portsmouth for early part of World War I
Used as a minesweeper based in Swansea from 1917 until the end of the war
Went aground in 1943 on the Medway on a passage to the Clyde for use as an accommodation ship
A total constructive loss, she was finally broken up in 1945
Ship's bell sold at auction for 750 in 2013

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