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Name: CANADIAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/08/1900
Completed: 11/1900
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 368
Dimensions: 9301grt, 6010nrt, 530.0 x 59.3 x 35.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (32, 54 & 90 x 61ins), 805nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113425
History:
11/1900 F Leyland & Co Ltd, Liverpool
05/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 05/04/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boats U59 and U60 when
47 miles NW by W of Fastnet on a voyage from Boston to Liverpool
with a cargo of horses, grain and general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of The Engineer

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 13/08/1900