King David (2)

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


106510


Craig Taylor

Stockton


Blair & Co

Stockton


Steam 3 Cyl

HP


1700 IHP

Screws


1

Shelled and Sunk in The North Atlantic - 1917

SS King David, built by Craig, Taylor & Co. Ltd., Stockton in 1906 and owned at the time of her loss by King Line, Ltd. (Philipps, Philipps & Co. Ltd.), Stockton / London, was a British steamer of 3680 tons.

On July 10th, 1917, King David, on a voyage from Brest to Archangelsk with a cargo of munitions & aircraft, was sunk by the German submarine U-49 (Richard Hartmann), 360 miles NW1/2W of Fastnet.

2 persons were lost.

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