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Name: BENDU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 773
Dimensions: 4319grt, 2821nrt, 375.2 x 47.3 x 18.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 396nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123995
History:
09/1906 Elder, Dempster & Co, Liverpool
1911 Elder Line Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co), Liverpool
1930 D Tripcovich & Ci Soc Anon di Nav Rimorchi e Salvataggi, Trieste
1930 Renamed ARCADIA
09/12/1934 Wrecked
Comments: 09/12/1934: Wrecked on Almadi Reef near Dakar
On a voyage from Saigon & Port Natal to Liverpool with a cargo of rice


Above photo as BENDU