TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: KAFUE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/02/1913
Completed: 04/1913
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 822
Dimensions: 6044grt, 3889nrt, 423.7 x 54.5 x 31.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 43.5 & 76 x 51ins), 589nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133309
History:
04/1913 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, North Shields
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd, North Shields
30/04/1918 Sank
Comments: 30/04/1918: Sank after being shelled and torpedoed by U-Boat U86 when
11 miles SW of Mull of Galloway on a voyage from Glasgow to Calcutta