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Name: SAVAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1913
Completed: 10/1913
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 436
Dimensions: 4264grt, 2616nrt, 370.3 x 50.3 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 75 x 48ins), 484nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135278
History:
10/1913 Scrutton, Sons & Co Ltd, London
1920 Charente SS Co Ltd (T & J Harrison), Liverpool; renamed SPEAKER
1926 Soc Algérienne de Nav pour l’Afrique du Nord (Schiaffino et Cie), Algiers
1926 Renamed NICOLE SCHIAFFINO
1937 Francesco Galli fu Giov, Genoa; renamed GIOVANNI GALLI
1939 Cia Ligure di Navigazione, Genoa; renamed SANTA PAOLA
20/03/1945 Sank
Comments: 09/1943: Seized by German forces at Venice
20/03/1945: Sank by being scuttled at the entrance to Porti di Lido at Venice,
refloated and broken up post-war.