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Name: SOCOTRA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/12/1896
Completed: 02/1897
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 716
Dimensions: 6009grt, 3896nrt, 450.0 x 52.2 x 30.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 60 x 48ins), 680nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106612
History:
02/1897 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London
26/11/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 26/11/1915: Wrecked near Le Touquet
On a voyage from Melbourne & Durban to London with wool & general cargo


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