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Name: MONGARA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/02/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 941
Dimensions: 8205grt, 5138nrt, 450.1 x 58.3 x 32.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (21, 35.5 & 61 x 45ins), 894nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136295
History:
05/1914 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
03/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 03/07/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by KuK submarine U28
when 1.5 miles from Messina breakwater
On a voyage from Sydney to London


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