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Name: MERSEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/02/1906
Completed: 04/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 752
Dimensions: 1087grt, 438nrt, 255.0 x 36.1 x 16.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 342nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 122953
History:
04/1906 Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company, Goole
1922 London & North Western Railway Company, Goole
1923 London, Midland & Scottish Railway Company, Goole
1935 Managers Associated Humber Lines, Goole
20/04/1940 Sank
Comments: 20/04/1940: Mined & sunk near Midrake Buoy in the Downs,
in position 51.17N - 01.28E, on a voyage from Antwerp to Goole


Above photos courtesy of Richard Cox