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Name: BANFFSHIRE
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo
Launched: 01/09/1894
Completed: 11/1894
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 324
Dimensions: 5526grt, 3719nrt, 420.0 x 54.0 x 28.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 48 & 78 x 54ins), 380nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104587
History:
11/1894 Elderslie Steam Ship Co Ltd (Turnbull, Martin & Co), Glasgow
1910 The Scottish Shire Line Ltd (Turnbull, Martin & Co), Glasgow
1915 Brodness Steamship Co Ltd (Blue Star Line Ltd), London; renamed BRODNESS
31/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 31/03/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC38, 5 miles WNW of Port Anzio
On a voyage from Genoa to Port Said in ballast


Above photo as BANFFSHIRE is copyright of Allan C Green

Shields Daily News, Monday, 03/09/1894