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Name: HUMBER ARM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/01/1925
Completed: 07/1925
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1000
Dimensions: 5758grt, 3504nrt, 424.9 x 56.3 x 28.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 77 x 51ins), 620nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 151649
History:
07/1925 Newfoundland Power & Paper Utilities Corporation Ltd, St John's
1928 International Power & Paper Co of Newfoundland Ltd, St John's
1939 Bowater's Newfoundland Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd, St John's
08/07/1940 Sank
Comments: 08/07/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U99 in
50.36N - 09.24W on a voyage from Corner Brook to the Mersey
with a cargo of steel, newsprint, lumber and pulp


Above photo copyright of the State Library of New South Wales