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Name: GROESWEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/09/1900
Completed: 11/1900
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 349
Dimensions: 3570grt, 2302nrt, 341.6 x 46.7 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 65 x 45ins), 293nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113533
History:
11/1900 Groeswen SS Co Ltd (W & CT Jones), Cardiff
1904 W & CT Jones Steamship Co Ltd, Cardiff
27/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 27/11/1917: Mined & sunk 3 miles NExN of the Sunk Light Vessel
Outwards from Hull with a cargo of coal
Mine had been laid by U-Boat UC11 on 23/11/1917


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 24/09/1900