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Name: A E AMES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/03/1903
Completed: 05/1903
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 109
Dimensions: 1619grt, 978nrt, 245.0 x 36.6 x 18.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 175nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114449
History:
05/1903 W Petersen Ltd, Newcastle
1905 Canadian Ocean & Inland Navigation Co Ltd, Newcastle
1911 Merchants' Mutual Line Ltd, Newcastle
1918 Canada Steamship Lines Ltd, Newcastle
1921 Soc Belge d'Armement Maritime, Antwerp; renamed BREUGHEL
1924 Soc Fecampoise de Navigation, Le Havre; renamed GINETTE LE BORGNE
1925 Charles le Borgne. Le Havre
13/09/1940 Sank
Comments: 13/09/1940: Mined off San Pietro Island, SW Sardinia


Above photo as BREUGHEL courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as GINETTE LE BORGNE courtesy of Richard Cox