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Name: BETTY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1912
Completed: 09/1912
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 178
Dimensions: 2109grt, 1254nrt, 281.4 x 43.1 x 19.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 36ins), 219nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1912 A/S D/S Heimdal (Martin Carl), Copenhagen
26/05/1915 Sank
Comments: 26/05/1915: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U16 in the North Sea
(about 56.33N 02E) on a voyage from Blyth to Copenhagen with coal and coke