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Name: NORHILDA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/05/1910
Completed: 06/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 834
Dimensions: 1175grt, 693nrt, 230.0 x 36.5 x 16.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 33ins), 145nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127079
History:
06/1910 Donald SS Co Ltd (TL Evans), Bristol
1915 C Tennant, Sons & Co Ltd (TL Evans), Bristol
1917 J Cory & Sons Ltd, Bristol & Cardiff
21/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 21/08/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UC17 when 5 miles
SE of Scarborough on a voyage from Harwich to the Tyne in ballast


Above photo copyright of Carl Racey