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Name: BRISBANE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1911
Completed: 08/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 848
Dimensions: 5668grt, 3577nrt, 442.9 x 57.4 x 26.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (31.5, 52 & 86 x 54ins), 701nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
08/1911 Deutsch-Australische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
1916 Government of Portugal - Transportes Maritimos do Estado, Lisbon
1916 Renamed DAMAO
28/04/1918 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Laid up at Mormugao
23/02/1916: Seized at Mormugao by Portugal
28/04/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U91 in St George's Channel,
12 miles west of Bardsey Island on a voyage from New York to Liverpool