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Name: ARUM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/11/1913
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 916
Dimensions: 3681grt, 2366nrt, 350.0 x 47.2 x 24.4ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, 4cyl (16.125 x 33.875), 302nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136677
History:
05/1914 Flower Motor Ship Co Ltd (M Samuel & Co Ltd), London
1918 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd (M Samuel & Co Ltd), London
04/09/1918 Sank
Comments: 04/09/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC54 when 40 miles
east of Pantelleria, in position 36.50N - 12.50E
On a voyage from Cardiff to Malta