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Name: BANGOR
Type: Corgo Ship
Launched: 10/10/1911
Completed: 12/1911
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 173
Dimensions: 5133grt, 3185nrt, 385.0 x 54.0 x 27.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 516nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 57841
History:
12/1911 Fred Olsen & A/S, Kristiania
1914 Rederi A/S Bangor, Oslo
1915 British Admiralty; renamed SEATTLE; registered at Port Stanley
1915 British Government; registered at London
1919 Government of South Africa; registered at London
1927 Matsuoka Kisen KK, Fuchu; renamed TOYOKAWA MARU
05/07/1945 Sank
Comments: 03/1915: Seized by HMS BRISTOL
05/07/1945: Mined and sunk at Matsurejima,Japan


Photo courtesy of Morten Bjorndalen