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Name: CITY OF MYSORE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/06/1914
Completed: 07/1914
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 837
Dimensions: 5294grt, 3416nrt, 401.1 x 51.3 x 29.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 42 &73 x 48ins), 534nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137390
History:
24/07/1914 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
23/02/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 23/02/1915: Wrecked on Kumuriya Ridge, Ceylon
On a voyage from Calcutta to London with a cargo of jute, tea & general


Above photo is courtesy of Clive Ketley