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Name: CUIRASSIER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 11/1914
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 189
Dimensions: 1045grt, 474nrt, 230.6 x 35.0 x 14.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 30 & 49 x 33ins), 170nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135360
History:
11/1914 Fisher, Renwick Manchester-London Steamers Ltd, Manchester
1939 Coast Lines Ltd, Liverpool; renamed THAMES COAST
1947 Malabar Steamshop Co Ltd, Bombay; renamed JAGDAMBA
30/12/1948 Wrecked
Comments: 30/12/1948: Wrecked 30nm south of Tuticorin, South East India
On voyage Calicut to Tuticorin with a cargo of baled cotton
1951: Wreck taken to Madras for breaking up by M Valut


Photo as CUIRASSIER courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as THAMES COAST courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as THAMES COAST courtesy of JD Hill