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Name: BARRINGTON COURT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/08/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 790
Dimensions: 4367grt, 2834nrt, 355.0 x 50.0 x 27.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 70 x 45ins), 356nhp
Engines by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123698
History:
09/1906 Haldinstein & Co Ltd, London
1915 Company restyled Haldin & Co Ltd, London
1916 Williams & Morden, Cardiff, appointed manager; renamed MARGAM ABBEY
01/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 16/02/1915: Requisitioned for war service by the Shipping Controller
Managed by Williams & Morden, Cardiff
01/11/1917: Torpedoed by U-Boat UB50 off Collo, Algeria & beached. Total loss
On voyage from Cardiff to Alexandria with a cargo of coal
Owners paid 98,000 in settlement


Jarrow Express, Friday, 10/08/1906