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Name: SOUTHWESTERN MILLER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/12/1914
Completed: 06/1915
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 222
Dimensions: 6514grt, 4161nrt, 420.0 x 53.4 x 27.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 49 & 80 x 54ins), 682nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137462
History:
06/1915 Norfolk & North American SS Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co), Liverpool
1927 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen; renamed GIESSEN
12/03/1929 Wrecked
Comments: 12/03/1929: Wrecked on Button Rock, Saddle Island in Chekiang Province
On a voyage from Rotterdam to Shanghai


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