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Name: IMPERIAL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/05/1902
Completed: 06/1902
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 763
Dimensions: 3818grt, 2497nrt, 365.0 x 48.3 x 25.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41.5 & 70 x 45ins), 414nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115292
History:
06/1902 William Thomas Liverpool Steamship Co Ltd (W Thomas, Sons & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1916 Red Funnel Shipping Co Ltd, London
08/08/1916 Sank
Comments: 08/08/1916: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U35, 38 miles SWxW of Planier Island
On a voyage from Marseilles to Montreal in ballast