1911-1915 General cargo
Buildingyard: Wm. Doxford & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
Built year: 1911
Yard no: 417
Tonnage: GRT: 7395/ NET: 4131/ TDW: 13000
Dims : LOA: 445,0/ BR: 60,0/ DR: 29,2ft
Machinery: 3-cyl triplexp steamengine by the shipbuilder
Speed: 10,0 knots
Photo: WW Fleetlist 150years
At the time of completion TELLUS was the largest cargo steamship in the world
31.01.1911: Launched by Wm. Doxford & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
08.03.1911: Launched. Price paid: 1.125.165,39.
00.11.1915: Went aground at Nemuro, near Yokohama. On passage from New York to Vladivostok.
22.01.1916: Arrived at Hanasaki possibly for temporary repairs
02.04.1916: Arrived at Shanghai for repairs.
Sold to A/S Elizabeth IV (O. Wikberg), Drammen. Renamed ELISZABETH IV
08.09.1916: Captured by the German submarine U-34 NE of Menorca. Pos 41.14N, 06.24E on passage from Java to
Marseilles with a cargo of sugar. Scuttled with explosive charges