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Name: KONINGIN ELISABETH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/04/1925
Completed: 05/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1263
Dimensions: 2477grt, 1466nrt, 315.9 x 45.1 x 20.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 61 x 42ins), 283nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1925 Ocean Soc Anon Belge d'Armement & de Navigation (L Dens & Co, managers), Antwerp
1937 Cie France-Navigation SA (Chargeurs Reunis, managers), Le Havre; renamed AIN EL TURK
01/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 01/06/1940: Shelled and sunk at Dunkirk


Photo as AIN EL TURK courtesy of Richard Cox