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Name: SAN JOSE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/07/1912
Completed: 10/1912
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 1586grt, 708nrt, 270.0 x 40.6 x 17.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 60 x 39), 225nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1912 D/S A/S Otto Thoresens Linie (O Thoresen), Christiania
17/08/1918 Sank
Comments: 17/08/1918: Captured & scuttled by U-Boat U156 at 42.10N 64.42W
On a voyage from Bergen to Halifax NS & New York in ballast


Above photo as copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum, Henriksen og Steen Collection