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Name: FANGTURM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/09/1908
Completed: 10/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 796
Dimensions: 4933grt, 3113nrt, 401.2 x 52.5 x 20.2ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 31.5, 48 & 71 x 51ins), 470nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1908 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
1919 Government of France, Bordeaux
1921 Cie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique Belge (Armement Deppe), Antwerp
1921 Renamed ANTVERPIA
1935 Cie Royale Belgo-Argentine (Armement Deppe), Antwerp
23/05/1940 Burned
Comments: 08/1914: Laid up at Palma, Majorca till the end of the war
20/05/1940 Beached in Boulogne Roads, following air attacks
23/05/1940: Burned out by further incendiary attacks


Above photo as FANGTURM copyright of Peter Kiehlmann

Above photo of ANTVERPIA wreck, copyright of Reinhard Kramer