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Name: ADRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/08/1895
Completed: 10/1895
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 309
Dimensions: 2796grt, 1804nrt, 303.0 x 42.1 x 20.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 42ins), 247nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105739
History:
10/1895 English & American Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), London
1912 Wilh Kunstmann, Stettin; renamed SVIONIA
1920 Broken up
Comments: 03/10/1915: Beached north of Sassnitz after being shelled by HM submarine E19
09/1919: Damaged by fire during salvage operations
1920: Broken up in situ


Above photo as SVIONIA whilst beached. Courtesy of Photoship