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Name: IVERNIA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 21/09/1899
Completed: 03/1900
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 247
Dimensions: 14058grt, 9052nrt, 582.0 x 46.9 x 37.8ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (28.5, 41, 58.5 & 84 x 54ins), 1668nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110643
History:
03/1900 Cunard Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool
01/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 164 x 1st, 200 x 2nd and 1600 x steerage class passengers
Built for Liverpool-Boston service, from 1912 Trieste-New York
01/01/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB47, 58 miles SxE of Cape Matapan
On a voyage from Marseille to Alexandria with troops. 121 died.


Above photo copyright of The Municipal Archives of Trondheim

Above photo copyright of the Dickinson Collection

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 21/09/1899