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Name: SURREY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/04/1919
Completed: 07/1919
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 868
Dimensions: 9783grt, 5350nrt, 460.4 x 62.8 x 34.9ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 1058nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143352
History:
07/1919 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
10/06/1942 Sank
Comments: 10/06/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U68 at 12.45N - 80.20W
On a voyage from New York to Sydney NSW with a cargo of
ammunition, tanks, gas and machinery


Above photo copyright of the Dickinson Collection

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson