Peshawur (2) was a passenger/cargo liner built for P&O by Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, and launched on 8 March 1905. Twin screws were powered by two triple-expansion steam engines. The ship’s primary purpose was to carry cargo, and a large amount of insulated space was provided for refrigerated goods. Limited accommodation for just 12 first-class passengers.
Sunk by a torpedo fired from UC 96. At least 11 lives were known to have been lost.
|Dimensions||146.2 x 17.5 m (479.5 x 57.3 ft)|
|Fate||Torpedoed (U 96)|
Divers visiting the wreck have reported low visibility, poor light and snagged fishing nets. The wreck also lies on a prawn ground and is seldom visited.