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Romeo

ROMEO

A 2 cylinder steamer launched on 3 July 1880 by Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. Ltd., Hull for Thos. Wilson, Sons and Co. Ltd.
She had accommodation for 39 first class, 22 second class and a large number of steerage passengers. She ran her trials on 31 March 1881.
During May 1908 she

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My grandfather's brother Alexander George Hutchison was a member of the crew of Romeo when she rescued the survivors of the Finnish three-masted schooner Gallus, which had foundered four days previously on 16th September 1907. Alexander's grandson has the watch which was presented to Alexander by the Finnish Government.
 

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