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Name: MALANG
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1898
Completed: 12/12/1898
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 349
Dimensions: 3527grt, 2152nrt, 5498dwt, 332.5 x 44.0 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/12/1898 Rotterdamsche Lloyd (W Ruys & Zonen), Rotterdam
02/04/1918 US Navy; renamed USS MALANG
1919 United Netherlands Navigation Co (Rotterdam Lloyd, managers)
1923 ďAtlantideď Soc Anon per Impresse Marittime, Genoa; renamed ATLANTIDE
01/07/1934 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price £47143, Profit £7223-15s-0d
1914: Interned at New York
02/04/1918: Seized under a Presidential proclamation for wartime use by the USA
07/05/1919: Returned to owners
18/03/1934: Beached in the River Tagus and badly damaged
Subsequently refloated & sold for breaking up
01/07/1934: Broken up at Savona


Above photo copyright of US Navy