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Name: HOLMWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/04/1912
Completed: 06/1912
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 194
Dimensions: 4223grt, 379.9 x 49.1ft
Engines: T3cyl
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132732
History:
06/1912 FS Holland, London
26/08/1914 Sank
Comments: 26/08/1914: Sank after being captured and scuttled by SMS DRESDEN
when 170 miles S by W of Cabo Santa Marta Grande on a voyage from
Newport to Bahia Blanca with a cargo of coal