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Name: NYANGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/09/1900
Completed: 11/1900
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 111
Dimensions: 3066grt, 1967nrt, 325.7 x 45.2 x 15.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 61 x 42ins), 252nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113423
History:
11/1900 Elder, Dempster & Co, Liverpool
1903 Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd, Liverpool
1911 Elder Line Ltd, Liverpool
16/08/1914 Sank
Comments: 16/08/1914: Captured & scuttled by German auxiliary KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE
when 240 miles SE of Tenerife on a voyage from Sierra Leone to Liverpool