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Name: MANCHESTER CITIZEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/06/1912
Completed: 08/1912
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 196
Dimensions: 4251grt, 2725nrt, 380.1 x 49.0 x 26.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124299
History:
10/1912 Manchester Liners Ltd, Manchester
26/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 26/04/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U70 when 240 miles
NW of Fastnet, 52.30N - 15.47W on a voyage from St John NB to Manchester