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Name: EAST WALES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1915
Completed: 04/1915
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 4321grt, 2682nrt, 400.6 x 52.0 x 25.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 455nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136975
History:
04/1915 East Wales SS Co Ltd (Gibbs & Co), Cardiff
14/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 14/10/1917: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U57 when
8 miles S by W of Daunts Rock on a voyage outward from Newport in ballast