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Name: CITY OF WINCHESTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/04/1917
Completed: 10/1917
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 866
Dimensions: 7981grt, 4478nrt, 456.1 x 57.9 x 31.2ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 736nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140546
History:
10/1917 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Glasgow
09/05/1941 Sank
Comments: 09/05/1941: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U103 in 08.20N - 26.14W
On a voyage from London to Table Bay and Beira


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photos copyright of FG Wilkinson