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Name: FRELAND
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/04/1912
Completed: 05/1912
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 4194grt, 2707nrt, 370.1 x 50.9 x 26.2ft
Engines: T3cyl, 372nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132718
History:
05/1912 The Noreuro Traders Ltd (JF Drughorn), London
1915 Frinton SS Co Ltd (Mango & Co), London; renamed FRINTON
19/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 19/03/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U81 when 320 miles
W by N of Ouessant on a voyage from Cartagena for the Tees with iron ore.