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Name: INNISFALLEN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/05/1896
Completed: 30/07/1896
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 320
Dimensions: 1405grt, 400nrt, 893dwt, 272.0 x 35.7 x 16.9ft
Engines: Q4cyl (30, 46.5, 53 & 53 x 45ins), 486nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106602
History:
30/07/1896 City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd, Cork
23/05/1918 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 96 x 1st & 80 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract Price 39805; Loss 1365-10s-8d
23/05/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB64, 16 miles from the Kish Light Vessel
On a voyage from Liverpool to Cork carrying general cargo


Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 27/05/1896