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Name: CUNDALL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/02/1908
Completed: 06/1908
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 154
Dimensions: 1921grt, 1156nrt, 276.0 x 40.5 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 175nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127432
History:
29/05/1908 Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool
1922 Johnston Line Ltd, West Hartlepool; renamed WILLOWMORE
1923 Government of Latvia (Valsts Kugu Parvalde, managers), Riga; renamed VENTA
1940 Government of the USSR (Latvian Shipping Co), Riga
1943 Government of Germany, Hamburg; renamed UNDINE
1947 Government of the UK, London; renamed VENTA
13/05/1955 Broken up
Comments: 27/06/1941: Found scuttled at Libau by German forces
Subsequently re-floated & repaired by German forces
13/05/1955: Broken up by TW Ward at Grays, Essex


Above photo as CUNDALL is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as VENTA is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 19/02/1908