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Name: ROSS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1907
Completed: 08/1907
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 150
Dimensions: 2666grt, 1713nrt, 313.0 x 47.0 x 20.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 64 x 42ins), 273nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123186
History:
08/1907 New Ross Steam Shipping Co Ltd (J Cory & Sons Ltd), Cardiff
22/04/1916 Sank
Comments: 22/04/1916: Sank after being captured and torpedoed by U-Boat U19 when
108 miles W by N of Bishop Rock at position 49.43N 09.04W
On a voyage from Seville to Glasgow with a cargo of ore


Shields Daily News, Friday, 26/07/1907