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Name: RAUENFELS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1906
Completed: 01/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 770
Dimensions: 5472grt, 3523nrt, 421.9 x 55.3 x 20.3ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 34, 51 & 74 x 54ins), 528nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
01/1907 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
1917 Government of Brazil (Lloyd Brasileiro, managers); renamed LAGES
1925 Lloyd Brasileiro Companhia de Navegacao, Rio de Janeiro
27/09/1942 Sank
Comments: 01/06/1917: Seized by the Brazilian Government
27/09/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U514 off the Amazon estuary. 3 crew died


Above photo copyright of Hans-Jurgen Mayburg

Above photo copyright of Holger Patzer

Above photo as LAGES copyright of Volker Bosse