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Category:Brilliant (ship, 1901)

English: Brilliant was a four-masted steel barque built in 1901 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow for Anglo-American Oil Co., London. Dimensions 107,40×14,95×8,58 meters [352'5"×49'1"×28'2"] and tonnage 3765 GRT and 3609 NRT. Rigged with royals over double top and top-gallant sails. Together with her sistership Daylight the largest four-masted barque ever built. 1914 sold to F. Laeisz, Hamburg, and renamed Perkeo. 1914 captured by a British cruiser on voyage New York to Hamburg and was confiscated as a prize of war. Was renamed Bell. 1915 sold to A/S Bell (Alf Monsen), Tönsberg, Norway. 1915 sunk by the German submarine U-44 near Scilly Islands. The entire crew were able to reach Liverpool after having been picked up by the steamer City of Stockholm.[1]


  • Brilliant (1901-1914)
  • Perkeo (1914)
  • Bell (1914-1916)

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