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Name: CITY OF BIRMINGHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/08/1911
Completed: 11/1911
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 814
Dimensions: 7498grt, 4839nrt, 452.0 x 55.7 x 31.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 756nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131397
History:
11/1911 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
27/11/1916 Sank
Comments: 27/11/1916: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U32 when
90 miles SE of Malta on a voyage from Liverpool to Karachi