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Name: GRETCHEN BOHLEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1890
Completed: 12/1890
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 257
Dimensions: 1281grt, 871nrt, 1549dwt, 229.4 x 32.1 x 21.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26 & 43 x 33ins), 106nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1890 Afrikanische Damp Akt Ges, Hamburg
1894 Woermann Linie Gmbh, Hamburg
1907 Hamburg Amerika Linie; renamed DUALA
1908 Comm A Vigienzoni, Savona; renamed NINA V
1911 Soc di Nav a Vap Puglia, Bari; renamed JAPIGIA
21/04/1917 Sank
Comments: Contract price 23458-3-6d; Loss 737-13-6d
21/04/1917: Torpedoed & sunk in the Adriatic by Austro-Hungarian torpedo boat TB100M


Above photo as GRETCHEN BOHLEN courtesy of Photoship