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Name: BRONWEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/10/1913
Completed: 12/1913
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 437
Dimensions: 4250grt, 2708nrt, 363.0 x 51.0 x 26.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 400nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132895
History:
12/1913 W & CT Jones SS Co Ltd, Cardiff
24/09/1916 Sank
Comments: 24/09/1916: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U35 when
25 miles N by E of Dragonera Island (40.21N 02.18E) on a voyage from Barry to Marseille with coal.