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Name: CANNIZARO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/09/1914
Completed: 10/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 220
Dimensions: 6133grt, 3899nrt, 420.0 x 53.4 x 33.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 51ins), 470nhp
Engines by: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136211
History:
10/1914 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
1917 Ellerman’s Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
28/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 28/03/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U24 when 145 miles
SW of Fastnet on a voyage from New York to Hull