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Name: SABIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/08/1903
Completed: 10/1903
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 2807grt, 1767nrt, 314.6 x 46.8 x 13.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 64 x 42ins), 291nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118331
History:
10/1903 Frumentum Steamship Co Ltd (EL Weigall), London
24/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 24/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U96 when 6 miles SSE of The Lizard
On a voyage from Sevilla to Manchester with a cargo of iron, copper ore and cork


Shields Daily News, Wednesday, 26/08/1903