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Name: FRISIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/01/1914
Completed: 04/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 214
Dimensions: 4998grt, 3135nrt, 410.0 x 51.9 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46.5 & 78 x 54ins), 586nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: (1915: 137680)
History:
04/1914 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1915 British Government (British India SN Co Ltd); renamed HUNTRESS
1917 Managers G Heyn & Sons
1919 Union Government of South Africa Railways & Harbours Dept, Cape Town
1930 Atlanticos SS Co Ltd (Kulukundis), Syra; renamed ANDROMEDA
06/1931 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: Fitted out as a naval collier
21/08/1914: Captured by HMS TRIUMPH off Tsingtau & taken to Hong Kong
06/1931: Broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht