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Name: TRINGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/09/1913
Completed: 10/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 918
Dimensions: 2154grt, 1186nrt, 300.0 x 40.0 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl, 370nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128310
History:
10/1913 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
26/11/1915 Sank
Comments: 11/1914: Requisitioned by The Admiralty as a stores carrier
11/1914: Returned to owners
26/11/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U33 when
33 miles NE by N of Galita Island on a voyage from Malta to Gibraltar in ballast


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