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Name: GABOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/12/1914
Completed: 03/1915
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 3297grt, 2005nrt, 337.0 x 48.5 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 429nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137434
History:
03/1915 British & African SN Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co Ltd), Liverpool
1933 Cia Argentina de Nav Mihanovich, Buenos Aires; renamed PARANA
1934 Cia Uruguaya de Nav Ltda, Montevideo
1942 Cia Argentina de Nav Dodero SA, Buenos Aires
1958 Flota Argentina de Nav de Ultramar, Buenos Aires
14/05/1905 Empresa Lineas Maritimas Argentinas, Buenos Aires
1964 Ayasa SA, Buenos Aires; renamed SIDERCA
12/1968 Broken up
Comments: 12/1968: Broken up at Campana.


Above photo as GABOON