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Name: VENEZIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/04/1907
Completed: 08/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 772
Dimensions: 6827grt, 4057nrt, 457.0 x 51.2 x 30.9ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (29.5, 48 & 77 x 45ins), 796nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1907 Cie Franšaise de Navigation Ó Vapeur (Cyp Fabre et Cie), Marseille
14/10/1919 Sank
Comments: 14/10/1919: Abandoned on fire & sank 500 miles SE of St John's at 43.32N - 45.04W
On a voyage from Havana to Saint Nazaire with a cargo of sugar


Above photo is courtesy of David Asprey. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Above photo of the launch party is courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 01/05/1907