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Name: NORTH BRITAIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/11/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 356
Dimensions: 1729grt, 1105nrt, 265.0 x 34.2 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 60 x 39ins), 160nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77061
History:
1877 H Roberts, London
1896 Ditta C Raggio, Genoa; renamed CHECCHINA R
1899 Soc Commerciale Italiana di Navigazione, Genoa; renamed DIANA
1910 Angelo Parodi fu B, Genoa; renamed AVANTI
1914 L & L Leva, Genoa
22/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 22/12/1916: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U70 north of Coruna