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Name: PORT AUGUSTA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/09/1886
Completed: 1886
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 59
Dimensions: 2875grt, 1725nrt, 347.0 x 38.7 x 19.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 74 x 48ins), 379nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91971
History:
1886 William Milburn & Co, London
1891 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Co, Odessa; renamed CZARITZA
1915 Imperial Russian Navy; renamed N75
19/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 1915: Requisitioned by the Imperial Russian Navy as Black Sea transport N75
19/10/1916: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB42
when NE of Cape Midia in the Black Sea


Above photo as PORT AUGUSTA copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums