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History

En route Vlissingen to Tilbury she struck a mine laid by UC-5 near the Sunk lightship, beached at Felixstowe and broke in two parts and sank during a gale on 29/03/1916

Description

Type: mauilboat, PQSF
Built: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Glasgow (461)
accomodation: 356 passengers

MasterBuskop. A
People on board79
Speed22 knots ~ 25 mph (41 km/h)
Length363 feet (110.6 m)
Width42.7 feet (13 m)
Draft16.4 feet (5 m)
Tonnage3051 ton (1526 last)

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