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Name: RUEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/09/1913
Completed: 10/1913
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 4029grt, 2572nrt, 355.3 x 50.7 x 24.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 355nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140700
History:
10/1913 Turnbull Bros Shipping, Cardiff
21/08/1915 Sank
Comments: 21/08/1915: Captured & shelled by U-Boat U38, 45 miles SW of Bishop Rock
On voyage from Malta to Barry in ballast


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair