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Name: DACIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/11/1899
Completed: 03/1900
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 248
Dimensions: 3470grt, 2226nrt, 335.4 x 48.1 x 24.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 311nhp
Engines by: T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1900 AC de Freitas & Co, Hamburg
1900 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1915 EN Breitung, Marquette, Michigan (A Jensen, Copenhagen)
1915 Renamed MONELIA
1915 French Government; renamed YSER
06/11/1915 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Attempted to fit out as a German naval auxiliary while at Port Arthur, TX
Taken as a prize by the USA Government. Subsequently sold
28/02/1915: Captured by French auxiliary cruiser EUROPE in the English Channel
06/11/1915: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U38, 20 miles NNW of Cap de Fer, Algeria
On a voyage from Cardiff to Bizerta carrying general cargo