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Name: CHRISTOPHER
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1909
Completed: 04/1910
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 173
Dimensions: 4416grt, 2747nrt, 360.0 x 50.1 x 22.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 367nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128041
History:
04/1910 Booth SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
1914 British & African SN Co Ltd (Elder Dempster & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1914 Renamed OBUASI
08/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 08/07/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U49 when 290 miles
NW by W of Fastnet on a voyage from Dakar to Liverpool