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Name: ASCAIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/07/1913
Completed: 08/1913
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 184
Dimensions: 1687grt, 1043nrt, 260.3 x 37.7 x 16.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 207nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1913 Plisson et Cie, Bayonne
13/07/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/07/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UC77, 10 miles NE of
Le Stiff lighthouse, Ushant. She was outward from Bayonne