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Name Official number Flag IMO
MERION  115257  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1902  26/12/1901   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  345 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11621 grt / 7459 nrt / 530.5 ft  59.2 ft  43.1 ft  27.2 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 x T3cyl (29, 46.5, 75 x 51in), 893nhp, 2- Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
International Navigation Co. Ltd., Liverpool (Red Star Line)  Liverpool   
Other names
1914 HMS TIGER 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1914 Admiralty requisition 
Vessel history
12/1914 converted to dummy battleship HMS TIGER 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1915  Torpedoed 31/05/1915 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by UB.8 off Strati island in the Aegean Sea near the entrance to the Dardanelles. 
 

 



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