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Name: SAPELE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/10/1904
Completed: 12/1904
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 779
Dimensions: 3152grt, 1982nrt, 350.4 x 48.3 x 20.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 42 & 70 x 45ins), 478nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120819
History:
12/1904 British & African Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co), Liverpool
26/10/1917 Sank
Comments: 26/10/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U104, 100 miles NW of Tory Island
On a voyage from Liverpool to Freetown carrying general cargo


Jarrow Express, Friday, 14/10/1904