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Name: MOUNT STEPHEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/08/1908
Completed: 09/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 813
Dimensions: 2181grt, 1383nrt, 250.0 x 43.0 x 22.3ft
Engines: T3cyl, 205nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125443
History:
09/1908 James Playfair, Newcastle & Collingwood, Ontario
1910 Renamed EMPRESS OF FORT WILLIAM
1913 Empress Transportation Co of Midland Ltd (J Playfair)
1914 Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Newcastle
1915 Registered at Montreal
27/02/1916 Sank
Comments: 27/02/1916: Mined & sunk 2 miles south of Dover Pier
On a voyage from South Shields to Dunkerque with coal.
Mine laid the same day by U-Boat UC6