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Name: MERIDA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/11/1917
Completed: 05/1918
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 910
Dimensions: 5951grt, 3655nrt, 420.4 x 55.3 x 28.7ft
Engines: Geared steam turbines, 530nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142409
History:
05/1918 English & American Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
30/12/1918 Wrecked
Comments: 30/12/1918: Wrecked off Le Touquet on a voyage from
Baltimore to Dunkerque with a cargo of wheat and flour.