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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, 1004nrt, 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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133425
History:
02/1913 Michael Whitaker SS Co Ltd, Hull
1913 Yorkshire Dale SS 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 Sank
Comments: 07/01/1942: Sank in heavy weather after reporting in distress in
40.35N 04.25E on a voyage from Toulon to North Africa