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Name: MONTFORT
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/02/1899
Completed: 04/1899
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 739
Dimensions: 7087grt, 3555nrt, 445.0 x 52.2 x 27.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (26, 43 & 70 x 45ins), 731nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110568
History:
04/1899 Elder Dempster & Co, Liverpool
1900 Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd, Liverpool
1903 Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Liverpool
1915 Managers became Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd
01/10/1918 Sank
Comments: 01/10/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U55, 170 miles WxS of Bishop Rock
On a voyage from London to Montreal carrying general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship