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Name: MOLIÈRE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/07/1883
Completed: 08/1883
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 512
Dimensions: 1459grt, 952nrt, 251.0 x 35.2 x 17.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (23 & 58 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87486
History:
08/1883 L & H Guerét, Cardiff
1885 Molière SS Co Ltd (LJB Guerét), Cardiff
1900 Soc Générale de Houles et Agglomérés, Nantes
1902 Soc Commerciale Italiana di Navigazione, Genoa; renamed CERES
1907 HJ Hill & Co Ltd, Cardiff; renamed VULCANUS
1909 Soc Commerciale Italiana di Navigazione, Genoa
1910 D & E Fratelli Bozzo, Genoa
1912 Ch Schiaffino, A Jouvet et Cie, Algiers
03/06/1917 Sank
Comments: 03/06/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U47 when 84 miles
SE of Cape Spartivento, Calabria