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1917 General cargo

Buildingyard: James Laing & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

Built year: 1917

Yard no: 656

Tonnage: GRT: 6031/ NET: 3810/ TDW: 9430

Dims: LOA: 405,3/ BR: 53,5/ DR: 33.5ft


Machinery: 3-cyl 3exp by J. Dickinson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

BHP/ IHP: 2500

Speed: 11,50 knots

Passengers: 4

Photo: Unknown

19.04.1916: Launched 

01.06.1917: Completed. Named GLASTONBURY, Registreted in London. By arrangement consequent upon warrequisition placed under 

                     management by Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., London. Reg owner: Norfolk & North American Steam Shipping Co. Ltd.

                     Price paid: NOK 1.403.998,39

01.06.1920: Returned to Wilh. Wilhelmsen and renamed SIMLA.

22.09.1940: Torpedoed and sunk west off Bloody Foreland, Ireland in pos 55.08N, 17.40W by German sub U-100. On passage from

                     Philadelphia to the River Tees with steel and scrap metal. (Convoy HX72). 5 crewmembers were lost

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