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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 typeSteam Ship
OwnerZillah Shipping & Carrying Co. Ltd
Built byAilsa Ship Building Co., Troon
Engines byRoss & Duncan, Govan
PropulsionTwo Cylinder Compound
Tonnage357 grt
Length143ft 4in
Beam24ft 1in
StatusPresumed torpedoed 10/03/1917

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