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Name: BEAUFRONT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/05/1915
Completed: 07/1915
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 191
Dimensions: 1720grt, 913nrt, 255.3 x 38.2 x 17.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 60 x 39ins), 287nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137369
History:
07/1915 Tyneside Line Ltd (J Ridley, Son & Tully), North Shields
06/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 06/01/1917: Sank after being captured and torpedoed by U-Boat U82, 76 miles
NW by W of Ouessant (48.40N 07W), on a voyage from Bilbao to the Tees with a cargo of iron ore