Yard No. 303
ss DONEGAL

built by Caird & Company Greenock in 1904

(DONEGAL)

ss DONEGAL

Yard Number 303, was named DONEGAL when launched on Saturday, 30/04/1904 by Caird & Company Greenock , for Midland Railway Company, Belfast.

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 17/04/1917

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1904
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Tonnage: 1885 tons
Length: 331 feet
Breadth: 42.1 feet
Draught: 17.2 feet
Owner History:
Midland Railway Company, Belfast

Additional Information: Whilst serving as a hospital ship she was torpedoed by a UC.21 when 19 miles south of the Dean lightship on passage Le Havre for Southampton
She sank quickly, taking 29 wounded soldiers and 11 of her crew.
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph