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Name: PORT CURTIS
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1910
Completed: 07/1910
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 437
Dimensions: 4710grt, 2998nrt, 400.6 x 52.7 x 26.2ft
Engines: Q4cyl (25.5, 36, 52.5 & 76 x 51ins), 590nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129118
History:
07/1910 W Milburn & Co, London
1914 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
07/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 07/08/1917: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat UC71 when
70 miles west of Penmarch on a voyage from Bahia Blanca to Cherbourg with oats.