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Name: KING BLEDDYN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1905
Completed: 10/1905
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 784
Dimensions: 4387grt, 2853nrt, 7380dwt, 355.0 x 50.1 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 70 x 45ins), 1750ihp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120623
History:
10/1905 King Line Ltd (Philipps, Philipps & Co Ltd), London
01/02/1916 Sank
Comments: 01/02/1916: Captured & scuttled by U-Boat UC21, 30 miles SxW of Ouessant
On a voyage from New York to Le Havre carrying general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo shows KING BLEDDYN (left front) copyright of Simon Bang Collection