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Name: ERA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 22/01/1887
Completed: 03/1887
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 575
Dimensions: 2875grt, 1386nrt, 271.0 x 37.2 x 15.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 57 x 39ins), 203nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91993
History:
03/1887 Era SS Co Ltd, London
1891 Soc Anon pour l'Importation des Huiles de Graissage, Antwerp
1891 Renamed APSCHERON
1894 Soc Anon du Steamer Apscheron (Ch Good), Antwerp
1900 Soc Anon d'Armement, d'Industrie et de Commerce, Antwerp
08/10/1915 Sank
Comments: 08/10/1915: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat UB14 when
24 miles south of Cape Chersones in the Black Sea while serving
as a Russian naval transport


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