MIDLOTHIAN 

Launched Date:

1871

Tonnage:

1257

Description:

Iron screw cargo steamer
Fate- SS Midlothian, built by S. & H. Morton & Co., Leith in 1871 and owned at the time of her loss by Richard H. Littlehales, Manchester, She was flying the red Duster as a British steamer of 1321 tons. On September 30th, 1917, SS Midlothian, on a voyage from Famagusta to Deir el Ballah with a cargo of firewood, was sunk by gunfire by the German submarine U-73 (Ernst von Voigt), 80 miles south from Cape Greco, Cyprus. There were no casualties.

Yard No:

20

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