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Name: AMASIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/12/1894
Completed: 02/1895
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 323
Dimensions: 2336grt, 1491nrt, 312.6 x 40.0 x 21.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 38 & 62.5 x 42ins), 276nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102195
History:
01/1895 Moss Steamship Co Ltd (J Moss & Co), Liverpool
1911 Soc Anon de Nav Sud Atlantica, Buenos Aires; renamed NOVILLO
1916 A/S Valberg (Rasmus Rasmussen), Copenhagen
22/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 22/10/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB57, 7 miles N of Scarborough
On a voyage from Newcastle to Blaye with a cargo of coal