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Name: CITY OF PITTSBURG
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/07/1921
Completed: 01/1922
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 919
Dimensions: 7377grt, 4719nrt, 465.7 x 58.6 x 31.8ft
Engines: 3 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 759nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145898
History:
01/1922 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd, managers), Liverpool
11/01/1942 Wrecked
Comments: 11/01/1942: Wrecked at Great Pass near Alexandria


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