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Name: NEW ZEALAND TRANSPORT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/10/1913
Completed: 11/1913
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 211
Dimensions: 4481grt, 2843nrt, 385.0 x 51.9 x 29.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 320nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135894
History:
11/1913 Empire Transport Co Ltd (Houlder Bros & Co Ltd), West Hartlepool
14/06/1917 Sank
Comments: 14/06/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UC23 when 8 miles
SE of Serpho Pulo in the Aegean on a voyage from Port Talbot to Mudros with coal.