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Name: MERGANSER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/06/1908
Completed: 08/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 794
Dimensions: 1905grt, 921nrt, 290.0 x 38.4 x 20.3ft
Engines: T3cyl, 305nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120109
History:
08/1908 Cork SS Co Ltd, Cork
20/11/1915 Sank
Comments: 20/11/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U33
when 40 miles WNW of Gozo Island on a voyage from the Clyde
to Alexandria with a cargo of coal and general cargo