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Name: ARTESIEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/04/1921
Completed: 07/1921
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 465
Dimensions: 3152grt, 1970nrt, 331.2 x 47.2 x 22.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 65 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1921 Cie des Bateaux a Vapeur du Nord, Dunkerque
29/02/1944 Sank
Comments: 29/02/1944: Sunk by torpedo from U-Boat. 20 miles south of Marseille