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Name: SPRINGWELL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/02/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 187
Dimensions: 5593grt, 3552nrt, 425.7 x 53.8 x 30.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (25.5, 36, 52.5 & 76 x 54ins), 664nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133555
History:
05/1914 Well Line (Tyzack & Branfoot), Newcastle
09/02/1916 Sank
Comments: 09/02/1916: Sunk by torpedo from U-Boat U38, 64 miles off Gavdos Island, Crete
On voyage Middlesbrough to Calcutta


Photos courtesy of George Robinson