british Lyle Shipping Co. - The Cape Steam Shipping Co. MV Cape York [+1940]
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1926
status
live live
details
weight (tons) 5027  grt
dimensions 125 x 16.5 x -- m
material steel
engine 2 diesel engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
power  
speed 10  knots
yard no. 759
IMO/Off. no. 148897
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 27/08/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Lithgows Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Hawthorn Leslie & Co. Ltd. - R & W Hawthorn, Hebburn-On-Tyne (Newcastle)
owner
Lyle Shipping Co. - The Cape Steam Shipping Co., Glasgow
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updates
entered by Vleggeert Nico
entered 19/03/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 05/08/2013
 
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About Builders
 Hawthorn Leslie & Co. Ltd. - R & W Hawthorn, Hebburn-On-Tyne (Newcastle)
Extracted from "Jane's Fighting Ships for 1919"

Hawthorn Leslie.

R. & W. HAWTHORN, LESLIE & CO., LTD. (HEBBURN YARD, HEBBURN-ON-TYNE). Twelve slips up to 700 ft. long. One dock : 460 x 68 x 21 ft. on blocks. 26 ft. draught of quay at low water. Engine department of 150,000 I.H.P. per annum. Designers and builders of cruisers, destroyers and other warship types. Engine every type of war vessel. Builders of locomotives for main line service and works. Employees: 6-7,000.



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