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Name: KEYNES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/12/1914
Completed: 03/1915
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 192
Dimensions: 1706grt, 1021nrt, 260.1 x 37.7 x 16.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 207nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135810
History:
03/1915 Stephenson Clarke & Co, London
1928 Stephenson Clarke & Associated Companies Ltd, London
11/01/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/01/1940: Sank after being bombed east of Hornsea (53.47N 00.46E)
On a voyage from Southampton to Sunderland in ballast.


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox