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Name: ATLANTIAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/06/1899
Completed: 1899
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 687
Dimensions: 9355grt, 6176nrt, 482.0 x 57.3 x 32.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (21, 35 & 58 x 48ins), 701nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110611
History:
1899 West India & Pacific Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1900 Fred Leyland & Co (1900) Ltd, Liverpool
25/06/1918 Sank
Comments: 25/06/1918: Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U86 when
110 miles N by W of Eagle Island at 55.44N 13.27W
On a voyage from Galveston to Liverpool with a cargo of cotton


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