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Name: LOIRE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1899
Completed: 12/1899
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 60
Dimensions: 1491grt, 888nrt, 249.7 x 35.2 x 15.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (19.5, 32.5 & 54 x 36ins), 175nhp
Engines by: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1899 Det Forenede Dampskibs Selsk, Copenhagen
1903 Cie Franšaise de Bateaux Ó Vapeur 'France-Baltique', Dunkerque
07/1916 Government of France
02/09/1917 Wrecked
Comments: 07/1916: Requisitioned by the Government of France
02/09/1917: Wrecked on Bolshoi Litskiy Island near Cape Litskii in the
Barents Sea at 68.41N - 37.44E, possibly after a torpedo attack by a U-Boat


The Marine Engineer 01/11/1899