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Name: KIOTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/08/1910
Completed: 09/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 865
Dimensions: 6182grt, 4020nrt, 432.0 x 54.1 x 31.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 43.75 & 75.5 x 57ins), 620nhp, 3350ihp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127113
History:
09/1910 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, London; registered at North Shields
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, London
11/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 11/07/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U87 when 20 miles SW of Fastnet
On a voyage from New York to Manchester


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley