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Name: KABINGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/05/1907
Completed: 07/1907
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 795
Dimensions: 4657grt, 2925nrt, 400.0 x 52.1 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 477nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125599
History:
07/1907 Bucknall SS Lines Ltd, London
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd, London
1938 African & Continental SS Co Ltd; renamed LULCA , London
1939 Cia Ligure di Nav; renamed SAN LEONARDO
1941 Government of USA; renamed REIGH COUNT
05/06/1943 Sank
Comments: 05/06/1943: Sank after collision with ss CHAGRES in dense fog off Halifax, NS
On a voyage from New York to the UK


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums