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Name: SALDANHA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/06/1911
Completed: 07/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 879
Dimensions: 4595grt, 2950nrt, 385.9 x 48.8 x 29.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 40.5 & 70 x 48ins), 339nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127119
History:
07/1911 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd (Bucknall Bros), North Shields
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall SS Co Ltd, North Shields
18/03/1918 Sank
Comments: 18/03/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB52 when 95 miles
North of Algiers on a voyage from Alexandria to Avonmouth


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley