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Yard No. 618

Yard Number 618 was named HIBERNIA when launched on Tuesday 10/10/1899 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton for London & North Western Railway Company Dublin

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1900
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 1862 grt
Length: 329 feet
Breadth: 39.1 feet

Owner History:
London & North Western Railway Company, Dublin
1914 Admiralty requisition as armed boarding steamer

Her last recorded name was TARA (1914)

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 05/11/1915

Additional Information:
8/8/1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for use as an Armed Boarding Steamer and commissioned as HMS Tara
Torpedoed by U.35 in Sollum Bay
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Previous update by George Robinson
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