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Name: CORDELIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 04/04/1912
Completed: 05/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 895
Dimensions: 6533grt, 4178nrt, 420.3 x 54.6 x 32.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 484nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131437
05/1912 The Oil Tank Steamship Co Ltd (CT Bowring), Liverpool
1930 Soc Italiana Trasporti Petroliferi, Genova; renamed POSEIDONE
20/11/1953 Broken up
Comments: 09/1943: Requisitioned by the German authorities
08/05/1944: Mined and sunk at Venice
1945-46: Raised and repaired
20/11/1953: Broken up at Savona


Photo as CORDELIA courtesy of George Robinson