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Name: CLEMATIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/06/1900
Completed: 08/1900
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 129
Dimensions: 3032grt, 1928nrt, 318.0 x 43.0 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 64 x 42ins), 286nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 131328
History:
08/1900 Societe Anonyme des Produits Resineux, Antwerp
1911 Cunard Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed CARIA
06/11/1915 Sank
Comments: 06/11/1915: Torpedoed & sunk by gunfire from U-Boat U35, 120miles off Cape Martello
On voyage Naples to Alexandria in ballast


Newcastle Weekly Courant, Saturday, 28/07/1900