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Name: OFFENBACH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/10/1900
Completed: 09/12/1900
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 366
Dimensions: 5424grt, 3483nrt, 6964dwt, 390.0 x 48.1 x 27.1ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 34, 51 & 74 x 54ins), 508nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.1knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143851)
History:
09/12/1900 Deutsch-Australische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
1919 The Shipping Controller (British India SN, managers), London
1921 Reederi Kayser AG, Hamburg; renamed ANNA KAYSER
1926 W Schuchmann, Bremerhaven; renamed NORDSEE
1932 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 67266; Profit 4131-12s10d
1919: Allocated to the UK as part of war reparations
1Q/1933: Broken up at Wilhelmshaven by Industriewerke AG


Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 24/10/1900