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Name Official number Flag IMO
STARLING  121247  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  26/06/1905   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  28 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
212 grt / 62 nrt / 110.0 ft  22.1 ft  8.3 ft   
Engine builder Colin Houston & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C.2-cyl. (14½” & 30” x 21”) 40 RHP. 275 IHP. 9½ kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Steel & Bennie Ltd. (David Bennie, manager), Glasgow  Glasgow  13/07/1905 
Other names
17/10/1916 BEN REIN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
02/11/1915 William E. Fisher, Maryport.
02/08/1916 Ramsey Steamship Co., Ramsey,  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Gunfire 07/02/1918 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by gunfire from the German submarine UB 57 35 miles west north west of Liverpool Bar whilst on a voyage from Liverpool to Belfast with general cargo. Her crew of seven was rescued by the steamer NORMAN and landed at Whitehaven the next day.

09/02/1918 Register closed.
 
 

 



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