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Name: ARAB
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/03/1901
Completed: 04/1901
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 66
Dimensions: 1808grt, 1140nrt, 272.5 x 40.2 x 18.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 56 x 36ins), 185nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 112437
History:
04/1901 Fawcitt Steamship Co Ltd (LK Fawcitt), West Hartlepool
1905 Rederi A/B Groveland (JP Jönsson), Landskrona; renamed GROVELAND
1914 Rederi A/B Ocean (H Persson), Landskrona; renamed TORDIS
1915 D/S A/S Tordis (JK Kallevig), Arendal
1916 D/S A/S Ĝy (Klüver & Co), Christiania; renamed HELGĜY
03/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 03/01/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB39 when 10 miles
SW by W of Chassiron Light House at 45.55N - 01.35W
On a voyage from Blaye to Barry Roads in ballast


Above photo as GROVELAND courtesy of Photoship