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Name: SLAVIC PRINCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1918
Completed: 10/1918
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 865
Dimensions: 8611grt, 5310nrt, 448.5 x 57.2 x 39.2ft
Engines: Q4cyl (25.5, 36.5, 52.5 & 76 x 54ins), 667nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 140720
History:
10/1918 Prince Line Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), Newcastle
1926 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Hansa", Bremen; renamed RABENFELS
1938 Hamburg-Sudamerika Dampfs Ges, Hamburg; renamed BAHIA LAURA
30/08/1941 Sank
Comments: 25/07/1918: Launched as GAELIC PRINCE
30/08/1941: Torpedoed & sunk by submarine HMS TRIDENT off
Solven Island in the Lofotens on a voyage from Tromsų to
Kirkenes with a consignment of 400 troops


Above photo as SLAVIC PRINCE

Above photo as RABENFELS copyright of the Bangsbo Museum

Above photos as BAHIA LAURA