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Name: ENGINEER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/07/1908
Completed: 04/11/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 807
Dimensions: 5883grt, 3797nrt, 399.0 x 51.0 x 30.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 54ins), 490nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127942
History:
04/11/1908 Charente SS Co Ltd (T & J Harrison), Liverpool
18/06/1920 Sank
Comments: 18/06/1920: Caught fire and sank at Lourenco Marques
On a voyage from Liverpool to Mauritius


Above photo courtesy of Stuart Smith