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Name: SILVIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/08/1913
Completed: 09/1913
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 187
Dimensions: 5268grt, 3331nrt, 355.3 x 51.0 x 32.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 514nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135498
History:
09/1913 Oil Tank SS Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), Liverpool
23/08/1915 Sank
Comments: 23/08/1915: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U38 when
47 miles west of Fastnet on a voyage from Halifax NS to Queenstown with oil