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Name: MANCHESTER MILLER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/07/1903
Completed: 08/1903
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 106
Dimensions: 4234grt, 2766nrt, 360.0 x 48.0 x 20.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113125
History:
08/1903 Manchester Liners Ltd, Manchester
1905 Britain Steamship Co Ltd (Watts, Watts & Co), London; renamed FULHAM
1908 Manchester Liners Ltd, Manchester; renamed MANCHESTER MILLER
05/06/1917 Sank
Comments: 05/06/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U66 when 190 miles
NW of the Fastnet at position 52.49N 14.07W
On a voyage from Philadelphia to Manchester carrying general cargo


Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 26/08/1903