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Name: EGRET
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/09/1903
Completed: 27/10/1903
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 408
Dimensions: 1394grt, 691nrt, 1982dwt, 260.0 x 34.7 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 209nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115117
History:
27/10/1903 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
1923 British & Continental Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1932 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 265000; Profit 1366-5s-8d
16/01/1915: Used as a squadron supply ship
14/05/1918: Attacked by a U-Boat in the English Channel, but the torpedo missed.
4Q/1932: Broken up by Smith & Houston in Port Glasgow