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Name: BARMEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/09/1889
Completed: 11/1889
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 552
Dimensions: 2614grt, 1704nrt, 310.0 x 39.0 x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 61 x 39ins), 278nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1889 Deutsch-Australische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
1894 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg; renamed BOLIVIA
08/1914 Imperial German Navy requisition: renamed SPERRBRECHER 6
08/1914 Renamed SPERRBRECHER 3
10/1914 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1917 Vereinigte Bugsir- u Fracht Schiffs Ges, Hamburg; renamed SCHWINGE
1919 The Shipping Controller (James Gardner & Co), London
1922 Bugsier Reed & Bergungs AG, Hamburg; renamed EMS
1924 Broken up
Comments: 1924: Broken up at Luebeck in Q2