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Name: WILLINGTONIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1917
Completed: 01/1918
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 197
Dimensions: 3228grt, 1951nrt, 331.2 x 50.5 x 22.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 298nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140705
History:
01/1918 Ericsson Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
25/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 25/08/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UC27 when 13 miles SW of
Marittimo 37.49N 11.10E on a voyage from Barry to Corfu with coal.