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Name: MICHAEL WHITAKER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/01/1913
Completed: 02/1913
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 181
Dimensions: 1700grt, 1019nrt, 260.3 x 37.7 x 16.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 180nhp
Engines by: George Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133425
History:
24/02/1913 Michael Whitaker Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Hull
1913 Yorkshire Dale Steamship Co Ltd (EE Atkinson & Prickett), Hull
1913 Renamed WELTONDALE
1919 TC Steven & Co, Hull / Leith
1921 Worms et Cie, Le Havre; renamed JUMIEGES
07/01/1942 Missing
Comments: 07/01/1942: Reported in distress 130 miles SE of Barcelona
On a voyage from Toulon to North Africa
Subsequently reported missing


Above photo as JUMIEGES is courtesy of Photoship

Leeds Mercury, Thursday, 09/01/1913