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Name: GULF OF GUINEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/08/1888
Completed: 1888
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 282
Dimensions: 2548grt, 1860nrt, 320.0 x 40.3 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 361nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93206
History:
1888 Greenock Steam Ship Co Ltd, Greenock
1892 Gulf Line Association Ltd, Greenock
1900 Gulf Line Ltd (D MacDougall), Greenock
1900 Nederlandsche Stoomv Mij "Oceaan", Amsterdam; renamed MEMNON
1906 Ban Yensho, Uraga; renamed TOGO MARU
1907 Watanabe Kumashiro, Hakodate
1913 Kanamori Gomei Kaisha, Hakodate
1917 Yamashita Kisen KK, Nishinomiya
20/07/1923 Sank
Comments: 20/07/1923: Sank near Shokukuzen (34.06N 0 124.40E)
On a voyage from Tsingtao to Yokohama with a cargo of coal, coke and cattle