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Name: CITY OF BRISBANE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1917
Completed: 03/1918
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1015
Dimensions: 6750grt, 4300nrt, 450.5 x 56.5 x 33.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 44.75 & 78 x 54ins), 447nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140561
History:
03/1918 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd.), Liverpool
13/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 13/08/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB57 when 1.5 miles
SSW of Newhaven on a voyage from London to Buenos Aires in ballast