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Name: IMMINGHAM
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/05/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 769
Dimensions: 2009grt, 564nrt, 271.0 x 41.2 x 20.4ft; (1911: 2083grt, 1078nrt)
Engines: 3 x Parsons steam turbines, 1300nhp; (1911: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 397nhp)
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend; (1911: Earle's SB & E Ltd, Hull)
Propulsion: 3 x Screws; (1911: 1 x Screw)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125042
History:
09/1906 Great Central Railway Company, Grimsby
04/1915 The Admiralty
06/06/1915 Sank
Comments: 1911: Re-engined by Earle's, Hull & converted to single screw
04/1915: Requisitioned as a stores carrier by The Admiralty
06/06/1915: Sank after a collision with HMS REINDEER off Mudros


Above: Before re-engining, copyright of Simplon Post Cards

Above: After re-engining, copyright of Simplon Post Cards

Jarrow Express, Friday, 11/05/1906