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Name: ELVET
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/02/1912
Completed: 04/1912
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 1289grt, 678nt, 240.0 x 33.5 x 15.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 35ins), 210nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129797
History:
04/1912 Sharp SS Co Ltd (Sharp & Co), Newcastle
1925 Manor Line (London) Ltd (C Angel & Co), Cardiff
1925 Renamed EMSWORTH MANOR
1930 Henley SS Co Ltd, Cardiff
1934 Drakelow SS Co Ltd (Angel, Bethell & Co Ltd), Cardiff
1936 Renamed DRAKEDENE
1937 Stanhope SS Co Ltd (JA Billmeir & Co Ltd); renamed STANGATE
07/12/1942 Sank
Comments: 07/12/1942: Sank after a collision with Greek ss AGIOS GEORGIOS in
position 54.46N 01.03E on a voyage from the Tyne to Portsmouth with coal.