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Name: DOCHRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/02/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 756
Dimensions: 4310grt, 2755nrt, 376.0 x 51.0 x 17.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 379nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123998
History:
09/1906 La Plata Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool (Barber & Co Inc, New York)
1914 Barber & Co Inc, New York
1920 La Plata Steamship Co Inc (Barber & Co Inc), New York
1925 D/S A/S Normannia (AN Hansen & Co), Copenhagen
1925 Renamed ALDERNEY
1926 Cia Genovese di Nav Vapore SA, Genoa; renamed CAPO VADO
12/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 10/1918: Requisitioned by the US Navy
05/1919: Returned to owners
12/11/1940: Sank after being shelled by HM cruisers ORION,
SYDNEY and AJAX, 12 miles off Saseno
On a voyage from Valona to Bari


Above photo as DOCHRA copyright of US Navy