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Name: LOWENBURG
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/06/1907
Completed: 07/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 778
Dimensions: 4759grt, 3002nrt, 398.2 x 54.1 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 42.5 & 70 x 48ins), 403nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 146063
History:
07/1907 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
1921 British Government
1921 Alexander Shipping Co Ltd (Capper, Alexander & Co,manager), London
1922 Renamed TENBURY
1933 Finland Syd America Linjen, Helsinki
1933 Rederi Ab Atlanta, Helsinki; renamed AURA
1950 Ab Caledonia Steamship Co Oy, Helsinki; renamed CALEDONIA
20/04/1953 Broken up
Comments: 01/08/1914: Interned at Rosario, Argentina throughout WW1
1921: To Britain as War Reparations
20/04/1953: Broken up by TW Ward at Barrow


Above photo as LOWENBURG copyright of Hans-Jurgen Mayburg

Above photo as TENBURY copyright of EN Taylor

Above photo as AURA copyright of Statsarchiv Bremen