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Name: NATAL TRANSPORT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/05/1910
Completed: 06/1910
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 173
Dimensions: 4107grt, 2650nrt, 365.0 x 51.4 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 67 x 45ins), 301nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127459
History:
06/1910 Empire Transport Co Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd), West Hartlepool
04/09/1915 Sank
Comments: 04/09/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U34 when
40 miles west of Gavdo Island, Crete on a voyage from Bombay to Liverpool.