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Name: BEGONIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/01/1918
Completed: 03/1918
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 208
Dimensions: 2929grt, 1783nrt, 331.0 x 48.0 x 22.2ft
Engines: T3cyl
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139882
History:
03/1918 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
21/03/1918 Sank
Comments: 21/03/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB55 when 44 miles
S by W of Wolf Rock on a voyage from the Tyne and Plymouth to Salonica with Admiralty stores.