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Name: HIDALGO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/07/1908
Completed: 09/1908
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 155
Dimensions: 4271grt, 2761, 380.0 x 49.0 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsonís, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128115
History:
09/1908 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
1917 Ellerman's Wilson Line Ltd, Hull
28/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 28/08/1917: Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U28, 120 miles from North Cape
On voyage from Manchester to Archangel with a general cargo including ammunition


Photo copyright of Stuart Smith