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Name: DESABLA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/09/1913
Completed: 11/1913
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 461
Dimensions: 6047grt, 3788nrt, 420.3 x 54.6x 32.4ft
Engines: T3cyl, 274nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133159
History:
11/1913 Bank Line Ltd (A Weir & Co), Glasgow
12/06/1915 Sank
Comments: 12/06/1915: Sank after being captured, torpedoed and shelled by U-Boat
U17 when 15 miles east of Tod Head near Aberdeen
Outward from Port Arthur for UK with a cargo of linseed oil