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Name: WILLIAM STORRS also seen as WM STORRS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1893
Completed: 03/1893
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 98
Dimensions: 3623grt, 2324nrt, 335.0 x 43.0 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 289nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron & Steel
Reg Number: 101823
History:
03/1893 Red R Steamship Co Ltd (Stephens & Mawson), Newcastle
1901 Managers became Stephens, Sutton & Stephens
1906 Bombay & Persia Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Bombay; renamed ALVI
13/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/10/1917: Shelled & sunk by U-Boat U35, 6 miles NE of Cape Palos
On a voyage from Genoa to Carthagena in ballast


Above photo as WILLIAM STORRS courtesy of Clive Ketley