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Name: KATHLEEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1907
Completed: 06/1907
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 112
Dimensions: 3915grt, 2531nrt, 340.5 x 50.6 x 24.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 67 x 45ins), 314nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123181
History:
06/1907 Kathleen SS Co Ltd (WT Symonds, P Samuel & Co Ltd), Cardiff
1914 Universal SN Co Ltd (P Samuel & Co Ltd), Cardiff
05/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 05/08/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U100, 100 miles west of the Skelligs
On a voyage from Norfolk to Limerick with a cargo of wheat and maize