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Name: RIDING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1912
Completed: 02/1912
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 176
Dimensions: 1287grt, 674nrt, 240.1 x 33.5 x 15.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 201nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127128
History:
02/1912 Tyneside Line Ltd (J Ridley, Son & Tully), North Shields
11/1915 Imperial German Navy
11/1918 Tyneside Line Ltd (J Ridley, Son & Tully), North Shields
08/01/1925 Wrecked
Comments: 08/1914: Seized by Germany at Hamburg & requisitioned as a collier
08/01/1925: Wrecked on south coast of Iceland on a voyage from
Hull to Havnefjord with coal and general cargo