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Name: ISABEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/05/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 149
Dimensions: 1260grt, 699nrt, 240.0 x 32.6 x 17.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (27.5 & 52 x 33ins), 123nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81205
History:
1879 R. Harrowing & Co, Whitby
1897 Isabel SS Co Ltd (G Chitham), Whitby
1903 FO Liljefors, Landskrona; renamed DOUGLAS
1909 Rederi A/B Tarnan (FO Liljefors), Landskrona
01/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 01/12/1916: Captured and torpedoed by U-Boat U81 in 56.42N 04.57E on a
voyage from Grimsby to Skien with general cargo


Above photo as DOUGLAS copyright of the Robert Boman Collection