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Name: SOLO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/01/1899
Completed: 03/1899
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 352
Dimensions: 3553grt, 2275nrt, 5476dwt, 332.9 x 44.1 x 28.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 265nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.4knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1899 Rotterdamsche Lloyd (W Ruys & Zonen), Rotterdam
1912 Renamed DJEBRES
1922 Hurbert Kranen, Antwerp; renamed KRANCO
1924 D Tripcovich, Trieste; renamed RAFFAELLO
1930 Owners re-styled as D Tripcovich & Ci Soc Anon di Nav Rimorchie Salvataggi, Trieste
25/12/1934 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 47840; Profit 7706-6s-6d
Built for the Netherlands to Dutch East Indies service
30/09/1911: Blown ashore in a gale near Terheide, Netherlands
Subsequently refloated and repaired
04/1914: Damaged by fire when berthed at Rotterdam.
Subsequently repaired
1921: Laid up at Rotterdam
25/12/1934: Broken up at Venice


Above photo as DJEBRES is courtesy of the Willem van Voorst collection