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Name: FULMAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/05/1902
Completed: 18/06/1902
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 392
Dimensions: 1270grt, 641nrt, 1901dwt, 255.4 x 33.7 x 18.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.3knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115112
History:
18/06/1902 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
24/03/1916 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 26600; Profit 2149-1s-6d
06/09/1915: Attacked by German aircraft off N Hinder, but bombs missed
24/03/1916: Mined & sunk 7 miles NE of North Foreland
On a voyage from Rotterdam to the UK with general cargo
Mine laid by U-Boat UC7 15/03/1916