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George A. Savage

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Built in 1900 by the Ailsa Ship Building Co. Ltd of Troon with engines by Ross and Duncan of Govan, the George A. Savage was owned at the time of her loss by the Zillah Shipping & Carrying Co. Ltd.  She was sailing from Workington to Swansea with a cargo of pitch when she went missing after 10/03/1917 and was presumed to have been sunk by a German U Boat.

A Photo of the George A. Savage

George A. Savage  
Ship type Steam Ship
Owner Zillah Shipping & Carrying Co. Ltd
Registered Liverpool
Built by Ailsa Ship Building Co., Troon
Launched 18/01/1900
Engines by Ross & Duncan, Govan
Propulsion Two Cylinder Compound
Tonnage 357 grt
Length 143ft 4in
Beam 24ft 1in
Draught 11ft
Status Presumed torpedoed 10/03/1917

To find out more about this wreck dive site, have a look at S.S. George A Savage wreck dive tour.

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