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Name: ORIEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1897
Completed: 03/1897
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 720
Dimensions: 3430grt, 2175nrt, 350.0 x 45.1 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 64 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106846
History:
03/1897 Oriel Steamship Co Ltd (Gracie, Beazley & Co & J Edgar & Co), Liverpool
1900 WE Whineray (Union SS Co Ltd), Liverpool
1902 Oriel Steamship Co Ltd (Frederic Zerega & Co), Liverpool
1910 Fratelli Bianchi di S, Genoa; renamed NINA
22/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 22/10/1916: Captured and scuttled by U-Boat U39 when
10 miles west of Cape Tenes, outward from New York


Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 03/02/1897