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Name: KNIGHT COMPANION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/02/1888
Completed: 04/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 589
Dimensions: 4069grt, 2673nrt, 400.0 x 45.3 x 27.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 424nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95239
History:
04/1888 Knight Companion Steam Ship Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Newcastle
1900 D Zino, Savona; renamed LEALTÀ
1911 Lloyd del Pacifico (G Zino fu Dco), Savona
1913 Soc Anon Lloyd del Pacifico, Savona
10/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 10/08/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by KuK (Austro-Hungarian Navy) submarine U31
in position 35.45N – 16.50E, 100 miles east of Malta
On a voyage from Syracuse to the Eastern Mediterranean