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Name: KNIGHT TEMPLAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/05/1889
Completed: 07/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 618
Dimensions: 4331grt, 2773nrt, 400.5 x 47.2 x 27.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 435nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96342
History:
07/1889 Knight Companion Steam Ship Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Liverpool
1891 Knight Steam Ships Co Ltd (Greenshields, Cowie & Co), Liverpool
1903 Ellerman Lines Ltd (R Alexander & Co), Liverpool
1903 Renamed MERTON HALL
1908 Hall Line Ltd, Liverpool
11/02/1918 Sank
Comments: 11/02/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U53, 30 miles NxE of Ouessant
On a voyage from New York to La Pallice with a cargo of steel