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Name: ALEXANDRIAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/08/1901
Completed: 01/10/1901
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 378
Dimensions: 4467grt, 2899nrt,6853dwt, 411.0 x 46.7 x 27.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41.5 & 71 x 48ins), 420nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115212
History:
01/10/1901 Frederick Leyland & Co (1900) Ltd, Liverpool
1927 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 77000; Profit 9133-14s-1d
23/10/1916: When SW of Ireland was attacked by a U-Boat, torpedo missed
09/01/1917: When 20 miles SW of Fasnet, attacked by a U-Boat with torpedoes
& gunfire. The ship was beached at Berehaven to prevent sinking
Subsequently refloated and repaired
05/04/1927: Broken up at Genoa by FA Bertorello


Above photo courtesy of Photoship