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Name: LEOPOLDINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/09/1901
Completed: 10/1901
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 356
Dimensions: 3304grt, 2070nrt, 331.0 x 47.1 x 25.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 42ins), 278nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
10/1901 Leopoldina SS Co Ltd (G Racic), Ragusa
1907 Nav a Vap ‘Unione’ (G Racic), Ragusa
1909 Manager G Jelich
1920 Dubrovacka Parobrodsko Plovidba, Ragusa
1923 Renamed SREBRENO; registered at Dubrovnik
02/01/1941 Sank
Comments: 17/12/1940: Ashore near Split on a voyage from Dubrovnik to Mersin in ballast
02/01/1941: Sank after breaking in two


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 05/09/1901