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Name: LINDISFARNE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/05/1925
Completed: 06/1925
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 537
Dimensions: 968grt, 406nrt, 231.3 x 35.1 x 14.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 31 & 53 x 36ins), 240nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148127
History:
06/1925 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
12/12/1942 Sank
Comments: 12/12/1942: Torpedoed and sank 3nm from No 4 Buoy, Lowestoft


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox