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Name: SALONICA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/03/1912
Completed: 05/1912
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 176
Dimensions: 2694grt, 1607nrt, 324.0 x 46.5 x 19.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 39ins), 236nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1912 D/S A/S Otto Thoresens Linie (O Thoresen), Christiania
1921 A/S Venborg (Brummenaes & Torgersen), Haugesund
23/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 23/11/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U100 in 55.16N 12.14W
on a voyage from Pugwash NS to Newcastle with pitprops.


Above photo copyright of the Allen Collection

Above photo courtesy of David Asprey