ss DURHAM CASTLE
built by Fairfield Govan,
Yard No 433
Launched: Thursday, 17/12/1903
Ship Type: Passenger/Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 8217 grt
Length: 475.4 feet
Breadth: 56.7 feet
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company London
1939 The Admiralty
Status: Mined & Sunk - 26/01/1940
Remarks: War loss
sunk by mine off Cromarty,Scotland whilst under tow to Scapa Flow,Orkney for use as a stores & accommodation ship.
With thanks to Bruce Biddulph for details.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee.
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