TYNE BUILT SHIPS
  A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

Home

Shipbuilders

Ships

River Views

About

Copyright


Select

Ship Name

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

XYZ



Name: WESTMINSTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/08/1905
Completed: 11/1905
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 743
Dimensions: 4342grt, 2764nrt, 375.5 x 47.3 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 397nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120634
History:
11/1905 Westminster Shipping Co Ltd (Sir John Jackson Ltd), London
14/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 14/12/1916: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB43 when 196 miles
E by S of Malta on a voyage from Torre Annunziata to Aden in ballast