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Name: GARTHWAITE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1917
Completed: 1917
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 207
Dimensions: 5659grt, 3609nrt, 400.5 x 52.0 x 33.0ft
Engines: T3cyl, 465nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140429
History:
1917 William Garthwaite, London
13/12/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/12/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB22 when 4 miles
east of Whitby on a voyage from the Tyne to New York in ballast