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Name: LEANDER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/06/1892
Completed: 08/1892
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 94
Dimensions: 2962grt, 1897nrt, 315.0 x 40.5 x 21.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 61 x 45ins), 267nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101905
History:
08/1892 Graham, Anderson & Co, London
1898 Kjaer & Isdahl, Bergen
1910 A/S Leander (Kallevig & Messell), Arendal
1915 A/S D/S Leander (John S Kallevig), Arendal
1915 A/S Leander (L Wetlesen), Christiania
20/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 20/10/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB57, 4 miles NNE of Flamborough Head
On a voyage from West Hartlepool to Savona with a cargo of coal