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Name: EDWIN HUNTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/04/1914
Completed: 06/1914
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 1337grt, 719nrt, 238.4 x 36.1 x 14.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 50 x 33ins), 176nhp
Engines by: George Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128884
History:
06/1914 Goole & West Riding SS Co Ltd, Goole
08/1916 Imperial German Navy
12/1918 Goole & West Riding SS Co Ltd, Goole
1918 Yorkshire Coal & Steam Shipping Co Ltd (HW & CM Ezard), Goole
1919 Renamed ABBEVILLE
1926 Yorkshire Dale SS Co Ltd (EEA Hinson & Prickett), Goole
1926 Renamed WHARFEDALE
1927 Neville Shipping Co Ltd (FH Green & Co), Cardiff; renamed NEVILLE
1933 Constants (South Wales) Ltd (M Constant), Cardiff; renamed IGHTHAM
1941 Hull Gates Shipping Co Ltd, Cardiff / Hull
07/10/1942 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Detained by Germany at Nordenham
1916: Used as a collier by the Imperial German Navy
04/09/1940: Beached after a collision in Derbyhaven Bay
on a voyage from Cardiff to Oporto
23/09/1940: Refloated
07/10/1942: Sank after being mined in 53.33N 00.26E
on a voyage from London to Sunderland in ballast


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox