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Name: CILURNUM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/08/1881
Completed: 08/1881
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 56
Dimensions: 2123grt, 1339nrt, 295.8 x 36.2 x 24.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (28, 64 x 42ins), 221nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83912
History:
08/1881 Elliott, Lowrey & Dunford, Newcastle
1891 Dunford & Elliott, Newcastle
1907 Sandefjords Hvalfangerselsk (P Bogen), Sandefjord;
1907 Renamed FRIDTJOF NANSEN
29/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 29/05/1917: Torpedoed and sunk by U.28 in the North Sea (60.31N 01.41E)
On a voyage from the Tyne to Christiania with coal