SS Sizergh Castle
SS Sizergh Castle was a British Cargo ship that sprang a leak and foundered in the North Atlantic, while she was travelling from Galveston, Texas, United States to Antwerp, Belgium with a cargo of Wheat.
|Owner:||Plisson Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.|
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|Builder:||William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd.|
|Fate:||Sank 7 October 1919|
|Length:||110 metres (360 ft 11 in)|
|Beam:||14.1 metres (46 ft 3 in)|
|Depth:||5.4 metres (17 ft 9 in)|
|Installed power:||Triple expansion steam engine|
Sizergh Castle was constructed in 1903 at the William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd. shipyard in Sunderland, United Kingdom. She was completed in 1903 and she was named Sizergh Castle and served from 1903 until her demise in 1919.
The ship was 110 metres (360 ft 11 in) long, with a beam of 14.1 metres (46 ft 3 in) and a depth of 5.4 metres (17 ft 9 in). The ship was assessed at 3,783 GRT. She had a Triple expansion steam engine driving a single screw propeller. The engine was rated at 349 nhp.
On 7 October 1919, Sizergh Castle was on a voyage from Galveston, Texas, United States, to Antwerp, Belgium, with a cargo of wheat when she sprang a leak and foundered in the North Atlantic (45°15′N 44°6′W). There were no casualties.