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Yard No. 1093G

Yard Number 1093G was named EMPIRE BALLANTYNE when launched on Tuesday 21/10/1941 by Harland & Wolff Ltd Govan for Ministry of War Transport (mng W A Souter & Co Newcastle)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1942
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 6959 tons
Length: 432.7 feet
Breadth: 56.3 feet

Owner History:
Ministry of War Transport (mng W A Souter & Co, Newcastle)
1942 Belgian Government (mng Cie Maritime Belge, Antwerp)

Her last recorded name was BELGIAN AIRMAN (1942)

She ended her days torpedoed and sank on 14/04/1945

Additional Information:
Sunk by U.879 off Chesapeake Bay, 36.09N 74.05W (Houston for New York & Antwerp with sorghum and dairy feed); 1 lost, 46 rescued by Liberty ship HAROLD A JORDAN.

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