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Name: SIR ERNEST CASSEL
Type: Bulk Carrier
Launched: 23/04/1910
Completed: 07/1910
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 433
Dimensions: 7727grt, 3312nrt, 454.4 x 60.3 x 32.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 54ins), 402nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1910 Rederi A/B Luleå-Ofoten (PA Welin), Stockholm
1916 Trafik A/B Grängesberg-Oxelösund (PA Welin), Stockholm
1921 Aug Bolten, Wm Miller's Nachfl, Hamburg; renamed ERNEST
1922 Trafik A/B Grängesberg-Oxelösund, Stockholm
1922 Renamed SIR ERNEST CASSEL
16/04/1941 Sank
Comments: 16/04/1914: Sank 500 miles west of the Azores after being captured
and then shelled by German Auxiliary Cruiser THOR
On a voyage from Glasgow to Lourenço Marques in ballast


Above photo is copyright of Arts Council Norway

Above photo is copyright of Arts Council Norway

Above photo is copyright of Arts Council Norway

Above photo is copyright of Arts Council Norway

Above photo is copyright of Arts Council Norway

Above photo copyright of Olle Svensson