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Killerig

 

(SI: t. 576; l. 172'; b. 30'; dr. 14'6"; a. 1 6-pdr.)

 

During World War II, Killerig, a salvage ship built in 1918 by Smith Dock Co., Ltd., South Bank, Middles-borough, Yorkshire, England, was operated out of Kingston, Jamaica, by Merritt-Chapman & Scott, Co. under direction of the Chief of the Bureau of Ships