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Name: WESTMEATH
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/05/1893
Completed: 07/1893
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 182
Dimensions: 6238grt, 4072nrt, 425.0 x 53.2 x 23.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 50 & 80 x 54ins), 521nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99624
History:
07/1893 RM Hudson, Sunderland
1894 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton; renamed TOKOMARU
30/01/1915 Sank
Comments: 30/01/1915: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U20, 7 miles north of the Le Havre Light Vessel
On a voyage from New Zealand to Le Havre & London with meat & general cargo


Above photo as TOKOMARU copyright of the World Ship Photo Library