british Kennaugh W. S. & Co. - West Coast Shipping Co. SS Dalegarth Force [+1918]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1914
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weight (tons) 684  grt
dimensions 53.4 x 8.5 x 3.4 m
engine triple expansion engine
armament armed merchantship
power 81  n.h.p.
speed knots
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cause lost torpedo
date lost 18/04/1918  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.5rank: 661
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Dundee Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Dundee
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Kennaugh W. S. & Co. - West Coast Shipping Co., Liverpool
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entered 23/08/2007
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Allen Tony07/09/2007Dalegarth Force SS was a 684grt, defensively-armed British Merchant Ship. Owned by W. S. Kennaugh & Co, Liverpool.

On the 18th April 1918 when on route from Treport for Barry Roads she was torpedoed by German submarines UB-86 and UB-73 when 12 miles SW from Hartland Point, North Devon, England. 5 lives lost.
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Kennaugh W. S. & Co. - West Coast Shipping Co., Liverpool

Founded in 1905 at Whitehaven and moved to Liverpool. Steam coasters, sail and rope makers. The company stopped in 1959. All ships' name were followed by "Force".

West Coast Shipping Co. was another name for W.S. Kennaugh
 
 
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