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Name: SANTAREN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/11/1911
Completed: 01/1912
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 423
Dimensions: 4256grt, 2690nrt, 370.3 x 50.3 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 75 x 48ins), 487nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132654
History:
02/01/1912 Scrutton, Sons & Co, London
1913 Antilles Shipping Co Ltd (Scrutton, Sons & Co, managers), London
15/09/1917 Sank
Comments: 15/09/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB63, 40 miles NE of Muckle Flugga
On a voyage from Newcastle to Arkhangelsk with a cargo of coke