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Name: PROPHET
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/10/1911
Completed: 01/1912
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 180
Dimensions: 3230grt, 2054nrt, 331.0 x 47.5 x 23.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 298nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133006
History:
01/1912 J Gaff & Co, Glasgow
1914 Registered at Sydney, Australia
1915 Registered at Glasgow
1916 Evans & Reid Ltd, Glasgow
1917 Mitre Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow
14/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 14/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC74, 50 miles W of Crete
On voyage from Barry to Mudros with a cargo of coal & stores


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox