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Name: BANDON
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/08/1910
Completed: 10/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 842
Dimensions: 1456grt, 668nrt, 266.0 x 37.2 x 17.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 63 x 39ins), 394nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128305
History:
10/1910 City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd, Cork
13/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/04/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by UBoat UC33, 2.5 miles SW of Mine Head, Ireland
On a voyage from Liverpool to Cork with general cargo. 28 crew died.
Some sources say she was sunk by a mine laid by UBoat UC44


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship