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Name: HELVETIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/03/1911
Completed: 05/1911
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 829
Dimensions: 4937grt, 2719nrt, 375.1 x 52.0 x 28.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 480nhp
Engines by: G Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131343
History:
1911 British & Chilian SS Co Ltd (W Lowden & Co), Liverpool
27/09/1912 Sank
Comments: 27/09/1912: Sank after a collision with the liner EMPRESS OF BRITAIN
off Cap de la Madeleine, 300 miles below Quebec on a voyage from
Sydney, Cape Breton Island, to Montreal with a cargo of coal.