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Name: KITTIWAKE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1906
Completed: 11/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 766
Dimensions: 1866grt, 912nrt, 290.0 x 38.5 x 20.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 304nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120107
History:
11/1906 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
09/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 09/04/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB31 when 25 miles
NW of Maas Light Vessel, in position 52.15N - 03.18E
On a voyage from Liverpool to Rotterdam with general cargo