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Name: JABIRU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/03/1899
Completed: 13/04/1899
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 353
Dimensions: 1400grt, 697nrt, 2027dwt, 260.0 x 34.7 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109502
History:
13/04/1899 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
1911 Limerick Steamship Co Ltd, Limerick; renamed TERVOE
1914 J Hall, Jun & Co, London; renamed GALICIA
10/06/1917 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 26313; Profit 1626-10s-2d
10/06/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U70, 140 miles SW of Fasnet
On a voyage from Malaga to London carrying general cargo