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Name: CANADA CAPE launched as GLORIANA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/11/1903
Completed: 02/1904
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 110
Dimensions: 4286grt, 2795nrt, 360.0 x 48.0 x 20.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118073
History:
02/1904 Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd, Liverpool
1911 Elder Line Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1912 H & C Grayson, Liverpool
1914 Union Steamship Co of New Zealand Ltd, London; renamed WAIHEMO
17/03/1918 Sank
Comments: Launched as GLORIANA for British Maritime Trust, West Hartlepool
See press release for AGINCOURT for confirmation
04/01/1904: Whilst under tow to Sunderland to receive her engine, she collided
with the north pier, tow parted & collided with the south pier. Damage was repaired
04/06/1912: Damaged by fire at Cape Town, beached and later refloated
1912: Ownership to H & C Grayson for the repair and re-sale
17/03/1918: Sank after being mined in the Gulf of Athens, 3 miles SW of
Pleval Light, Piraeus on a voyage from Durban to Piraeus with maize.
Mine laid by U-Boat UC37 on 11/02/1918.


Above photo as WAIHEMO copyright of Allan C Green