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Name: HUSSAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1903
Completed: 06/1903
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 144
Dimensions: 1255grt, 798nrt, 220.0 x 33.0 x 14.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 33ins), 149nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113122
History:
06/1903 Fisher, Renwick & Co’s Manchester-London Steamers Ltd, Manchester
1915 French Government, Marseille; renamed GÉNÉRAL LEMAN
1923 Sarner & Cie, Marseille
1925 Louis Sicard, Marseille
1926 Louis Sicard, Casablanca; renamed KILBANE
1934 Cie de Navigation Sicard, Marseille
1937 Cie Nouvelle de Navigation Sicard, Marseille
1938 JE Vardavas & Co, Panama; renamed FROSSOULA
1940 Phoenix SS Co Ltd (Michael M Xylas), Panama
15/07/1940 Sank
Comments: 15/07/1940: Sank during a German air attack when 240 miles NNW of
Cape Finisterre on a voyage from Barcelona to Glasgow with potash.