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Name: LAVERNOCK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/07/1888
Completed: 08/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 595
Dimensions: 2362grt, 1502nrt, 275.0 x 40.3 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 35 & 58 x 42ins), 226nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95162
History:
08/1888 Morel Ltd, Cardiff
1895 Lavernock Steamship Co Ltd (Morel Ltd), Cardiff
1899 Rhymney Steamship Co Ltd (Morel Ltd), Cardiff
1916 Allen Adams & Co Ltd, Southampton
17/09/1918 Sank
Comments: 17/09/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB117, 5 miles SW of Trevose Head
On a voyage from Bilbao to Glasgow with a cargo of iron ore