Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: CORNISH CITY (1936-1943 General cargo ship 130m long of Leeds Shipping Co. / Reardon Smith Line : torpedoed and sunk July 1943)

Port of Registry: -
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 4,952
Deadweight Tonnage: -

Jim McVeigh contributes
Built in 1936 by Furness at Haverton Hill for The Leeds Shipping Co. Ltd. 4952 gt: LBP 130.1m: Beam 17.1m: Service speed 12kts.

1937 Cornish City. Delivered to Leeds Shipping Co.
1943 Torpedoed and sunk in 27.20S:52.10E on 29th. July 1943 by U-177, whilst on passage from Lourenco Marques and Durban with a cargo of coal for Aden and Suez. Of a complement of 43, 37 lives were lost, including the Master.