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Name: BUENAVENTURA also seen as BUENA VENTURA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/01/1913
Completed: 04/1913
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 203
Dimensions: 4881grt, 3064nrt, 405.0 x 52.4 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 51ins), 531nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135213
History:
04/1913 Isthmian Steamship Co Ltd, London
1914 United States Steel Products Co Inc, New York
07/1918 US Navy
16/09/1918 Sank
Comments: 07/1918: Requisitioned by the US Navy
Assigned to Naval Overseas Transportation Service as No 1335
Armed with 1 x 5ins & 1 x 6pdr guns
16/09/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UB129 in 44.36N - 13.10W
On a voyage from Bordeaux to Philadelphia in ballast


Above photos as BUENAVENTURA copyright of US Navy Historical Center