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ShipEdit

  • Type: General cargo ship
  • Built by: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company, Willington Quay, England
  • Yard No: 68
  • Keel laid:
  • Launched: 1888.11.20
  • Completed: 1889.01
  • Length over all: 316.0 ft
  • Beam: 40.0 ft
  • GRT: 2825
  • DWT:
  • www.tynebuiltships.co.uk
  • www.theshipslist.com

HistoryEdit

  • 1889 Named Helvetia; Flag: Germany
    • Call sign: RHLQ
    • Port: Hamburg
    • Owner: Hamburg-America Line
  • 1907 Sold to Seetransport GmbH, Hamburg; renamed Hermersberg
  • 1909 Sold to Rhederei-Vereinigung GmbH, Hamburg
    • Call sign: RHLQ
    • Port: Hamburg
  • 1911 Sold to Dampfs Rhed "Merkur" GmbH (Emil R Retzlaff), Stettin
    • Call sign: RHLQ
    • Port: Stettin
  • 1915.05 Requisitioned by the Italian Government at Genoa
    • Managed by Italian State Railways
  • 1916.05.30 Torpedoed and sunk by German SM U-39 50 miles west of Cape Bougaroni

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