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Name: PORT OF ALICANTE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/02/1884
Completed: 03/1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 534
Dimensions: 1629grt, 975nrt, 241.0 x 34.3 x 17.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 62 x 42ins), 196nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89551
History:
03/1884 W Banks & Co, London
1888 Les fils de Th Conseil, Bordeaux; renamed ALPHONSE CONSEIL
1910 Soc Les Affréteurs Réunis (E Shaki), Bordeaux
1912 Manager became J Stern
06/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 06/01/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U48 in the Bay of
Biscay, 180 miles WNW of La Coruña on a voyage from Nantes.