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Name: CARTHAGE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/04/1910
Completed: 08/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 828
Dimensions: 5601grt, 2014nrt, 403.0 x 51.3 x 20.4ft
Engines: 2 x T4cyl (27, 44 & 53, 53 x 51ins), 800nhp, 9000ihp, 19.0knots
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 19.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1910 Cie Generale Transatlantique, Marseille
1914 French Navy
04/07/1915 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 170 x 1st, 94 x 2nd & 70 x 3rd Class passengers
1914: Used as an armed merchant cruiser & later as a troop transport
04/07/1915: Torpedeoed & sunk by U-Boat U21 when at anchor
2 miles West of Cape Hellas, whilst discharging munitions


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 27/04/1910