S.S. Trinidad

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2011-02-21
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A private postcard with an image of the ship S.S. Trinidad. This ship "was a 2,592grt defensively-armed British Merchant ship built in 1884 by Laing, Deptford, England as a passenger/cargo steamer. She was originally built as 2,162 tons but was lengthened in 1893 and became 2,592 tons. On the 22nd March 1918 when on route from Le Havre for Liverpool she was torpedoed by German submarine U-101 and sunk when 12 miles East from Codling Light Vessel. Thirty-nine lives were lost including Master." (His Majesty's Stationary Office, British Merchant Shipping (Losses) WW1).
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Colour: Sepia; Style: Landscape; Other: Unbordered, Divided
Funding for this project has been provided by Mrs. Irma E. Goldstraw.
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Trinidad and Tobago, Postcards, Merchant ships--Trinidad and Tobago, Armed merchant ships--Trinidad and Tobago, Armored vessels--Trinidad and Tobago, Passenger ships--Trinidad and Tobago, Cargo ships--Passenger traffic, Steamboats--Trinidad and Tobago, [1912], Ships--Trinidad and Tobago, Ships--British
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