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Name: OUSEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/04/1901
Completed: 30/05/1901
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 372
Dimensions: 1284grt, 648nrt, 1935dwt, 255.0 x 33.8 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.1knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109508
History:
30/05/1901 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
14/09/1917 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 28925; Profit 2500-4s-2d
27/03/1915: Attacked by German aircraft but bombs missed
27/05/1915: Chased by German U-Boat, but outpaced her pursuer
14/09/1917: Sank after collision with ACTIVE off Dover
On voyage from Rotterdam to Liverpool with general cargo