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.
|George A. Savage|
|Ship type||Steam Ship|
|Owner||Zillah Shipping & Carrying Co. Ltd|
|Built by||Ailsa Ship Building Co., Troon|
|Engines by||Ross & Duncan, Govan|
|Propulsion||Two Cylinder Compound|
|Status||Presumed torpedoed 10/03/1917|
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