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Name: F C ANDERSEN
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 23/09/1893
Completed: 10/1893
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 59
Dimensions: 572grt, 325nrt, 173.6 x 26.1 x 13.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22 & 36 x 27ins), 73nhp
Engines by: G Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1893 A/S ss F C Andersen (H Svarrer & Co), Copenhagen
1911 D/S A/S Constant (Bergesen & Co), Stavanger; renamed CONSTANT
1914 D/S A/S Hiram (N Mjelde), Haugesund; renamed GJERTRUD
01/10/1918 Sank
Comments: 01/10/1918: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB112 west of the Lizard
On a voyage from Newport to St Malo with a cargo of coal


Above photo as F C ANDERSEN copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 25/09/1893