RICHARDSON, DUCK & COMPANY, THORNABY

Name BURESK
Type Cargo
Yard Number 638
Launched 25/03/1914
Completed 05/1914
Off. Number 136721
Engine builder Blair & Co., Stockton-on-Tees
Engine type T. 3 cyl.
GRT 4337
Length (feet) 380.1
Beam (feet) 51
First owner Buresk S.S. Co. Ltd. (Burdick & Cook), London
   
Fate 27/09/1914 captured by SMS EMDEN when 180 miles W by N of Colombo, Barry for Hong Kong with coal. Used as a collier then scuttled on 09/11/1914 off North Keeling Island in the Cocos Archipelago to avoid recapture by HMAS SYDNEY.

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