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Name: GLENBUCKIE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/03/1923
Completed: 04/1923
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1197
Dimensions: 1901grt, 1118nrt, 252.0 x 42.5 x 18.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26 & 44 x 33ins), 111nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 145516
History:
04/1923 Glen Line Ltd of Midland Ontario (J Playfair), Midland, Ontario
1926 Geo Hall Coal & Shipping Corporation, Montreal
1926 Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Montreal
1927 Renamed NORFOLK
18/09/1942 Sank
Comments: 18/09/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U175,
100 miles N of Georgetown in position 08.36N - 58.13W
On a voyage from Paramaibo to Trinidad in ballast


Above photo copyright of Bowling Green State University