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Name: MURISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1898
Completed: 03/1899
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 77
Dimensions: 2716grt, 1736nrt, 306.5 x 43.2 x 18.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 61 x 39ins), 237nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109644
History:
03/1899 Anglo-Algerian Steamship Co (1896) Ltd (FC Strick & Co), Swansea
1913 Cia Maritima del Nervion (Urquijo y Aldecoa), Bilbao; renamed MAR CASPIO
16/02/1918 Sank
Comments: 16/02/1918: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U152
west of the Canary Islands at position 29.10N 32.27W
On a voyage from Palamos to New York with a cargo of cork


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

The Marine Engineer 01/02/1899