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Name: DAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/04/1907
Completed: 06/1907
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 401
Dimensions: 4283grt, 2323nrt, 350.4 x 49.1 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 326nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1940: 167615)
History:
06/1907 Navigazione Libera Giov Racich & Co, Ragusa
1915 Italian Government (Ferrovie dello Stato), Genoa
1916 Renamed GEROLAMO ULLOA
1924 Giov Racich, Dubrovnik: renamed DAN
1925 Atlantska Plovidba Ivo Racic AD, Dubrovnik; renamed IVO RACIC
1928 Jugoslavenski Lloyd dd, Dubrovnik
1940 Crest Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed YEWCREST
23/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 23/05/1915: Seized by Italy at Genoa
23/08/1940: Shelled & sunk by U-Boat U37, 600 miles W of Ireland at 55.10N 25.02W
On a voyage from Cardiff to Wabana in ballast


Above photo as IVO RACIC is courtesy of Library of Contemporary History at Stuttgart

Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 01/05/1907