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Name: CALANAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/07/1882
Completed: 09/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 475
Dimensions: 1586grt, 997nrt, 265.2 x 35.5 x 16.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86085
History:
09/1882 Scott Brothers, Newcastle
1906 Soc Générale de Houilles et Agglomérés, Nantes; renamed MOLIÈRE
1912 Managers Delmas frères, La Rochelle
1913 Delmas frères, La Rochelle
27/05/1918 Sank
Comments: 27/05/1918: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U101 when 16 miles
East of Black Head, Bristol Channel on a voyage from Rouen to Barry in ballast.