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Name: CITY OF NAPLES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/05/1908
Completed: 08/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 805
Dimensions: 5739grt, 3714nrt, 418.3 x 53.3 x 30.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42.5 & 73 x 48ins), 369nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127921
History:
08/1908 Ellerman Lines Ltd (R Alexander & Co), Liverpool
1910 Managers became Hall Line Ltd, Liverpool
15/06/1926 Wrecked
Comments: 15/06/1926: Wrecked on Zenisu reef, Miyage Island, 34N - 139E
On a voyage from the UK to Yokohama


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley