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Name: BIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/09/1905
Completed: 10/1905
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 405
Dimensions: 3296grt, 2138nrt, 340.0 x 48.8 x 25.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 48ins)
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1905 Rederi A/B Nike (WR Lundgren), Gothenburg
1910 Rederi A/B Transatlantic (WR Lundgren), Gothenburg
1914 Manager G Carlsson
18/09/1917 Wrecked
Comments: 18/09/1917: Wrecked on Albatross Rocks near Cape Point on a voyage from
Gothenburg to the Persian Gulf with a cargo of boxboard and matches


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