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Name: SABA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1895
Completed: 07/1895
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 307
Dimensions: 2504grt, 1608nrt, 306.2 x 41.1 x 14.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 65 x 42ins), 262nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105713
History:
07/1895 Scrutton, Sons & Co, London
1911 Inver Steamships Ltd (TB Royden), London; renamed PINAR DEL RIO
1912 Santa Clara Steam Ship Co Ltd (TB Royden), London
1914 American & Cuban Steamship Line Inc, New York
08/06/1918 Sank
Comments: 08/06/1918: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U151 at 36.17N 73.50W
On a voyage from Sagua to USA ports with a cargo of sugar