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Name: DON DIEGO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/06/1906
Completed: 07/1906
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 394
Dimensions: 3632grt, 2321nrt, 350.0 x 50.1 x 23.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 326nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123681
History:
07/1906 Buenos Ayres & Pacific Railway Co Ltd (G Dodd), London
21/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 21/05/1917: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U65 when
40 miles E by S of Linosa Island on a voyage from Swansea to Alexandria
with a cargo of government stores.