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Name: BOUCAU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/03/1915
Completed: 06/1915
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 1366grt, 720nrt, 238.2 x 36.2 x 14.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 50 x 33ins), 178nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133575
History:
06/1915 Plisson Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Newcastle
1915 French Government, Bordeaux; renamed CHARLES TELLIER
1917 The Shipping Controller (Lambert Bros Ltd), London
28/06/1919 Wrecked
Comments: 28/06/1919: Wrecked at Ras Al-Khabba (22.14N 59.48E) on a voyage from
Port Said and Aden to Basrah with a cargo of frozen meat