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Name: MESSINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/01/1911
Completed: 03/1911
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 176
Dimensions: 4271grt, 2757nrt, 380.0 x 49.0 x 26.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127466
History:
03/1911 Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool
1913 Gulf Line Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), West Hartlepool
14/12/1919 Sank
Comments: 14/12/1919: Abandoned in 47.29N - 38.11W
On a voyage from St John NB to Antwerp with grain.
Assumed sunk