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Name: CACIQUE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/11/1908
Completed: 12/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 804
Dimensions: 2917grt, 1797nrt, 325.0 x 43.7 x 23.3ft
Engines: T3cyl
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1908 Cie Générale Transatlantique, Le Havre
20/12/1917 Sank
Comments: 20/12/1917: Sank after being torpedoed and shelled by U-Boat U21 when
250 miles west of Ile d'Yeu on a voyage from Bordeaux to New York