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Name: SALERNO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/10/1914
Completed: 12/1914
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 190
Dimensions: 2431grt, 1398nrt, 325.1 x 44.2 x 19.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
12/1914 D/S A/S Otto Thoresens Linie (Otto Thoresen), Christiania
18/10/1915 Sank
Comments: 18/10/1915: Sank after being mined 2 miles SSE of Sunk Head Buoy
On a voyage from the Tyne to Santos with general cargo, mail and passengers. Mine laid on 12/10/1915 by U-Boat UC6.