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Name: LUCIFER
Type: Tanker
Launched: 10/08/1899
Completed: 09/1899
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 246
Dimensions: 3823grt, 2473nrt, 344.4 x 47.1 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 310hp
Engines by: T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 110609
History:
09/1899 Bear Creek Oil & Shipping Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), Liverpool
16/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 16/04/1917: Sank after being abandoned at about 40N 60W
On a voyage from New York to Dublin with a cargo of petrol


Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 11/08/1899