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Name: WHIMBREL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/09/1907
Completed: 10/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 788
Dimensions: 1655grt, 848nrt, 275.0 x 36.0 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 34 & 56 x 42ins), 238nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120108
History:
10/1907 Cork SS Co Ltd, Cork
11/1914 The Admiralty
1922 British & Continental SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
02/02/1926 Sank
Comments: 11/1914: Requisitioned by The Admiralty as a stores carrier
05/1915: Returned to owners
02/02/1926: Sank after a collision with ss MARLOCH
in Vlissingen Roads, in position 51.26N - 03.34E
On a voyage from Glasgow to Antwerp