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Name: BITTERN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/08/1912
Completed: 08/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 888
Dimensions: 1797grt, 962nrt, 285.1 x 38.0 x 19.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 254nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128308
History:
08/1912 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
20/08/1915 Sank
Comments: 20/08/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U38
when 50 miles NW of Ouessant
On a voyage from the Clyde to Livorno with coal and general cargo