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Name: DEARNE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/02/1909
Completed: 03/1909
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 808
Dimensions: 984grt, 240.2 x 34.1 x 15.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 61 x 39ins), 331nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 122970
History:
03/1909 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company, Goole
1914 Government of Germany
22/12/1915 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Detained at Hamburg, seized by Germany & used as a transport
22/12/1915: Torpedoed & sunk by a British submarine in the North Sea


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Stan Threadgould