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Name: SOUTHWARK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/01/1889
Completed: 02/1889
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 149
Dimensions: 569grt, 331nrt, 173.6 x 30.2 x 10.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (14, 23 & 39 x 27ins), 75nhp
Engines by: E Scott & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95526
History:
02/1889 MA Ray & Sons
1926 Bianchina RosaFichera (Cost Biriaco fu Salv, manager), Catania; renamed BIANCHINA
1933 Sebastiano Tuillier di Natale, Catania; renamed ESTERINA
1939 R Romano; renamed APUANIA
1939 F Italo Croce, Genoa; renamed RINA CROCE
25/09/1940 Sank
Comments: 25/09/1940: Mined & sunk 6nm west of Capo di Torre Cavallo


Above photo as SOUTHWARK courtesy of Charlie Hill