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Name: THE DUCHESS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/02/1924
Completed: 03/1924
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 211
Dimensions: 799grt, 355nrt, 190.1 x 29.7 x 12.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 27 & 44 x 30ins), 137nhp
Engines by: Wm Beardmore & Co Ltd, Coatbridge
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147885
History:
03/1924 J Hay & Sons Ltd, Glasgow
11/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1940: Sank after a collision with ss TREFUSIS in the
Minch on a voyage from Dublin and the Clyde to London