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Name: SCHWARZENFELS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/12/1899
Completed: 15/05/1900
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 359
Dimensions: 3920grt, 2516nrt, 5912dwt, 358.0 x 46.1 x 19.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 31.5, 48 & 71 x 45ins), 418nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.3knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143301)
History:
15/05/1900 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen
03/1914 D Fuhrmann, Nissle & Gunther Nachf, Hamburg; renamed SCHWARZENFELDE
1919 The Shipping Controller (Gow, Harrison & Co, managers), London
1921 Reederei Ges Leonhard R Muller mbH, Hamburg; renamed HEROLD
1927 Aug Bolten, Wm Millerís Nachf, Hamburg; renamed PARA
03/1930 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price £76000; Profit £5509-2s-3d
1919: Taken by the UK Government as war reparations
03/1930: Broken up at Genoa


Above photo as SCHWARZENFELS copyright of Hans-Jurgen Mayburg

Above photo as PARA copyright of Staatsarchiv Bremen