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Name: BEAVERDALE
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1927
Completed: 01/1928
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 1019
Dimensions: 9957grt, 6005nrt, 502.5 x 61.9 x 37.5ft
Engines: 6 x Steam turbines, SR geared
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 15.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149987
History:
01/1928 Canadian Pacific Railway Co (Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd, managers), London
01/04/1941 Sank
Comments: Engines were 2 x groups of HP, IP & LP turbines
01/04/1941: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U48, 320 miles SW of Iceland
On a voyage from Saint John NB to Liverpool carrying general cargo


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