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Name: FLORENTIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/02/1912
Completed: 04/1912
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 182
Dimensions: 3688grt, 2371nrt, 348.7 x 50.1 x 23.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133651
History:
04/1912 International SS Co Ltd (Christopher Marwood), Whitby
1914 Manager George Marwood
1918 Sutherland SS Co Ltd (AM Sutherland), Newcastle
29/06/1918 Sank
Comments: 29/06/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB88 when 2 miles
E by N of South Cheek, Robin Hood’s Bay, outward from the Tyne with coal