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Name: LA CAMPINE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/12/1889
Completed: 02/1890
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 632
Dimensions: 2595grt, 2141nrt, 309.7 x 39.0 x 26.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 35 & 58 x 42ins), 218nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron & Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1890 F Speth & Co, Antwerp
1891 American Petroluem Co, Rotterdam
13/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 13/03/1917: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat UC50 at 56N – 05.57E
On a voyage from Rotterdam to New York in ballast


Above image of LA CAMPINE is copyright of A Jacobsen