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Name: KING IDWAL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/08/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 395
Dimensions: 3631grt, 2321nrt, 350.0 x 50.1 x 23.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 350nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 119903
History:
09/1906 King Line Ltd (Philipps, Philipps & Co Ltd), South Shields / London
22/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 22/11/1917: Sank after being either torpedoed or mined 29 miles SE by E of
Buchan Ness on a voyage from Arkhangelsk to Dunkirk with timber. No known German submarine attack correlates with her loss, but U-Boat U75 laid mines in the area on 19/10/1917.