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Name: ENERGIE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 08/12/1887
Completed: 02/1888
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 540
Dimensions: 2762grt, 1716nrt, 309 x 40.2 x 28.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37, 60 x 39ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1914: 131732)
History:
02/1888 WA Riedemann & AN Schütte & Sohn, Geestemünde
1891 Deutsche-Amerikanische Petroleum Gessellschaft, Hamburg
1914 ET Williams, Nassau
1915 Scottish-Mexican Oil Co Ltd, Nassau
1916 Saxoline SS Co Ltd (Hunting & Son, Newcastle), Nassau; renamed ARTESIA
08/02/1918 Sank
Comments: One of the early designs of engines placed aft rather than midships
08/02/1918: Captured & scuttled by U-Boat U156, 190 miles NE of Madeira
On a voyage from Cette to New York in Ballast