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Name: OAKWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/11/1902
Completed: 02/1903
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 99
Dimensions: 4271grt, 2792nrt, 360.0 x 48.0 x 20.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115958
History:
02/1903 Lingham Timber & Trading Co Ltd, London
1905 JI Jacobs & Co, London
1908 Oakwood Steamship Co Ltd (JI Jacobs & Co), London
1913 Registered at Swansea
11/08/1915 Sank
Comments: 1908: Fitted with tanks for molasses or fuel oil in bulk
11/08/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U38 when
45 miles SSE of Old Head of Kinsale at position 51.04N 07.40W
On a voyage from Liverpool to Cienfuegos in ballast