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Name: KASENGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/07/1907
Completed: 08/1907
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 796
Dimensions: 4652grt, 2923nrt, 400.0 x 52.1 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 482nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125608
History:
1907 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, North Shields
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd., North Shields
01/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 01/04/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by unidentified U-Boat when
1.75 miles east of Hormigas, Cape Palos
On a voyage from Newport News to Marseille


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley