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Name: STEELVILLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/06/1915
Completed: 08/1915
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 449
Dimensions: 3649grt, 2342nrt, 347.2 x 49.2 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 324nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137370
History:
08/1915 Ville Steamships Ltd (Balls & Stansfield), North Shields
03/01/1918 Sank
Comments: 03/01/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB50 when 20 miles north
of Cape Bon (37.25N 11.00E) on a voyage from Barry to Malta with a cargo
of coal and general cargo