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Name: WALLSEND
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: Q3/1917
Completed: 10/1917
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 205
Dimensions: 2697grt, 1607nrt, 321.0 x 43.2 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 329nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140702
History:
10/1917 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
14/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 14/08/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB104 when 1 mile SE of
South Cheek, Robin Hood’s Bay on a voyage from Hartlepool to London with coal.