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Name: NORTHWESTERN MILLER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1914
Completed: 03/1915
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 221
Dimensions: 6504grt, 4095nrt, 419.8 x 53.4 x 36.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 49 & 80 x 54ins), 682nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137431
History:
03/1915 Norfolk & North American Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co), Liverpool
1927 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen; renamed AUGSBURG
1941 Teikoku Kisen KK, Tokyo; renamed TEIRYU MARU
19/07/1944 Sank
Comments: 19/07/1944: Torpedoed & sunk by US submarine USS GUARDFISH
In position 20.07N 118.20E about 180 miles NW of Cape Bojeador


Above photo as AUGSBURG courtesy of George Robinson