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Name: ANTWERPEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/09/1887
Completed: 15/10/1887
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 1637grt, 1026nrt, 264.3 x 35.1 x 16.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33, 54 x 36ins), 175nhp, 9.5 knots
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron & Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1917: 137864)
History:
1887 Det Forenede Dampskibs Selskab, Copenhagen
1917 The Shipping Controller (Foster, Hain & Read), London
18/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 18/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC77, 2 miles SSW of the Runnelstone Buoy.
Beached as a total loss. On a voyage from Barry to Rouen with a cargo of coal


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