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Name: PORT LINCOLN
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/04/1912
Completed: 06/1912
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 452
Dimensions: 7134grt, 4568nrt, 426.0 x 54.1 x 37.3ft
Engines: Q4cyl (27.5, 39, 56 & 81.5 x 54ins), 777nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132733
History:
24/06/1912 W Milburn & Co, London
1914 Commonwealth & Dominion Line Ltd, London
1927 William Thomas Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed CAMBRIAN BARONESS
1929 CW Kellock & Co Ltd, London
1930 The Clan Line Steamers Ltd, Glasgow; renamed CLAN GRAHAM
1935 British & South American Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
1938 Neill & Pandelis Ltd, London; renamed MARITIMA
02/11/1942 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 600 x emigrants
02/11/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U522 400 miles east of Newfoundland
On a voyage from New York to Glasgow carrying explosives & general cargo
32 crew died


Above photo as PORT LINCOLN is copyright of Allan Green. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Above photo of PORT LINCOLN, loaded with troops in 1916, is copyright of JE Barnes

Above photo as PORT LINCOLN is courtesy of Brent Chalmers

Above photo as CLAN GRAHAM is courtesy of Clive Ketley. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Newcastle Daily Chronicle, Saturday, 06/04/1912