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Name: RIVER FORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/03/1907
Completed: 05/1907
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 103
Dimensions: 4413grt, 2883nrt, 355.4 x 50.1 x 27.6ft
Engines: T3cyl, 280nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124181
History:
05/1907 SS River Forth SS Co Ltd (Ormond Cook & Co), Glasgow
1907 Managersbecame Ormond Cook, Ferguson & Co
1915 London-American Maritime Trading Co Ltd (Petersen & Co), London
03/03//1917 Sank
Comments: 03/03/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC35 when 60 milesS by E of Malta,
35.54N 15E on a voyage from Barry to Alexandria with coal and general cargo