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Name: TRIPOLI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/03/1910
Completed: 04/1910
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 823
Dimensions: 4186grt, 2649nrt, 385.2 x 51.0 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 475nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128039
History:
1910 SS Tripoli Co Ltd (EC Thin), Liverpool
1912 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co Ltd (Lamport & Holt Ltd), Liverpool
1912 Renamed SPENSER
06/01/1918 Sank
Comments: 06/01/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U61 when 28 miles
SW by W of Bardsey Island on a voyage from Buenos Aired to Liverpool.


Above photo as SPENSER