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Name: L'AUDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1908
Completed: 11/1908
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 800
Dimensions: 2232grt, 1214nrt, 277.6 x 39.1 x 25.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36.5 & 60 x 42ins), 233nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1908 Cie Générale Transatlantique, Marseille
09/09/1915 Sank
Comments: 09/09/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U39 when
45 miles NNW of Oran on a voyage from Marseille to Oran in ballast


Above photo is copyright of the French Lines

Jarrow Express, Friday, 02/10/1908