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Name: HOPEMOUNT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1904
Completed: 09/1904
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 713
Dimensions: 3300grt, 2105nrt, 331.3 x 49.0 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 64 x 45ins), 304nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118641
History:
09/1904 Hopemount Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
13/06/1915 Sank
Comments: 13/06/1915: Sunk by gunfire from U-Boat U35, 70 miles west of Lundy Island
On a voyage from Cardiff to Alexandria with a cargo of coal


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair