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Name: RUFFORD HALL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/05/1914
Completed: 06/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 945
Dimensions: 5506grt, 3553nrt, 409.5 x 53.1 x 30.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 43.5 & 75 x 48ins), 390nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135589
History:
06/1914 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Hall Line Ltd), Liverpool
06/10/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 06/10/1915: Wrecked off Omazaki in the Tsugaru Strait
On a voyage from New York to Vladivostok carrying general cargo


Above photo is courtesy of Clive Ketley