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Name: ARGENFELS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/01/1901
Completed: 13/02/1901
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 373
Dimensions: 5654grt, 3659nrt, 8166dwt, 420.0 x 55.2 x 20.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 34, 51 & 74 x 54ins), 494nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.4knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
13/02/1901 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
08/1914 Government of France
1922 M D Diacakis, Greece; renamed DEMETRIOS DIACAKIS
1925 Renamed DEMETRIOS M DIACAKIS
09/05/1932 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 82242; Profit 6779-15s-3d
08/1914: Seized by the French Government when berthed in Saigon
09/05/1932: Broken up at Genoa by Enrico Haupt


Above photo as ARGENFELS copyright of Hans-Jurgen Mayburg

Above photo as ARGENFELS copyright of Holger Patzer

Above photo as ARGENFELS copyright of Peter Kiehlmann

Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 08/01/1901