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Name: PORT CHALMERS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/07/1905
Completed: 08/1905
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 403
Dimensions: 4077grt, 2608nrt, 380.6 x 49.0 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 434nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120598
History:
08/1905 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co Ltd (W Milburn & Co), London
1913 T Law & Co, Glasgow; renamed DUNS LAW
1914 Imperial German Navy; renamed SENTA
12/1918 North of England Protecting & Indemnity Assoc.
1919 Dalgliesh Steam Shipping Co Ltd (RS Dalgliesh), Newcastle; renamed RAVENSWORTH
05/1929 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: Seized by the Government of Germany at Nordenham
1914: Converted to an auxiliary minelayer
1915: Title transferred to insurers North of England Protecting & Indemnity Assoc.
12/1918: Recovered from the Government of Germany
03/05/1929: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking up


Above photo as PORT CHALMERS copyright of Allan C Green

Jarrow Express, Friday, 21/07/1905