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Name: DELTA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/04/1900
Completed: 05/1900
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 255
Dimensions: 585grt, 352nrt, 195.5 x 28.2 x 11.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (21 & 42 x 27ins), 75nhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 111263
History:
05/1900 British & African Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co), Liverpool
1902 Imperial Direct West India Mail Service Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co)
1912 Imperial Direct Line Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co)
27/05/1915 Sank
Comments: 27/05/1915: Stripped & then scuttled off Forcados


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 30/04/1900