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Name: PETRIDGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/08/1913
Completed: 10/1913
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 185
Dimensions: 1712grt, 1053nrt, 250.4 x 40.2 x 19.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (18, 29 & 50 x 33ins), 182nhp
Engines by: Earle's Co Ltd, Hull
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135276
History:
10/1913 Power SS Co Ltd (J Power & Co), London
08/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 08/04/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U55 when 200 miles
WNW of Ouessant (48.41N 10.10W) on a voyage from Mogador to London with general cargo.