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Name: TYNEMOUNT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/03/1913
Completed: 09/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 908
Dimensions: 1644grt, 1062nrt, 250.0 x 42.5 x 17.1ft
Engines: Diesel Electric, 600nhp; (1914: T3cyl)
Engines by: Mirrlees Diesel
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133544
History:
09/1913 Electric Marine Propulsion Co Ltd (Stamp, Mann & Co), Newcastle
1914 Reuben A McLelland, Newcastle & Kingston, Ontario
1914 Renamed PORT DALHOUSIE
19/03/1916 Sank
Comments: The first seagoing vessel to be electrically propelled
1913: Hull subcontracted to Smith's Dock Co Ltd, South Bank
1914: Re-engined with a steam powered T3cyl
19/03/1916: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB10 when 2 miles
S by W of Kentish Knock Ligh Vessel
On a voyage from Middlesbrough to Nantes with steel billets


Above photo copyright The Engineer