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Name: HARMATTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/11/1910
Completed: 01/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 838
Dimensions: 4791grt, 3046nrt, 390.0 x 50.6 x 27.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42.5 & 70 x 48ins), 510nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129162
History:
01/1911 J & C Harrison Ltd, London
05/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 05/05/1917: Sank after being mined 7 miles north of Cape Rosa, Algeria
On a voyage from Avonmouth with government stores.
Mine laid by U-Boat UC37 on 30/04/1917.