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Name: CARTHAGE
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 25/04/1910
Completed: 08/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 828
Dimensions: 5601grt, 2014nrt, 403.0 x 51.3 x 20.4ft
Engines: 2 x T4cyl, 9000ihp, 19 knots
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1910 Cie Generale Transatlantique, Marseille
1914 French Navy
04/07/1915 Sank
Comments: 1914: Used as an armed merchant cruiser, later troop transport
04/07/1915: Torpedeoed & sunk by U-Boat U21 when at anchor
2 miles West of Cape Hellas discharging munitions


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