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Name: ELSINORE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/11/1913
Completed: 12/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 931
Dimensions: 6542grt, 4169nrt, 420.5 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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135530
History:
12/1913 Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), Liverpool
11/09/1914 Sank
Comments: 11/09/1914: Sank after being captured and shelled by SMS LEIPZIG
80 miles SW by W of Cape Corrientes, in position 19.39N 106.46W
On a voyage from Corinto to San Luis Obispo in ballast


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship