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Name: YORK MINSTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/08/1883
Completed: 11/1883
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 510
Dimensions: 1514grt, 960nrt, 250.7 x 35.3 x 17.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 150nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84889
History:
11/1883 Thompson & Pattinson, Newcastle
26/11/1883 James Knott, North Shields; renamed BLACK PRINCE
1895 Prince Line (1895) Ltd (James Knott), North Shields
1896 D/S Heimdal (M Carl), Copenhagen; renamed KAMMA
1907 Rederi A/B Henckel (NP Swensson), Helsingborg
1916 Rederi A/B Hallandia (Oscar Thorstensson), Halmstad
22/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 22/01/1917: Sank after being mined in Blyth Roads
On a voyage from Gńvle to Rouen with a cargo of timber
Mine was laid by U-Boat UC40 on 17/01/1917


Above photo as KAMMA is copyright of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as KAMMA is copyright of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as KAMMA is copyright of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as KAMMA courtesy of the Robert Bomans collection