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Name: SOPHIE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 18/08/1888
Completed: 11/1888
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 527
Dimensions: 1671grt, 1114nrt, 235.0 x 33.2 x 23.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 28 & 46 x 30ins), 116nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1888 CF Wedekind, Geestemünde
1891 Act Ges Atlantic (P Wedekind), Bremen
1905 Managers Soc Italo-Americana del Petrolio, Genoa
01/1908 Broken up
Comments: 31/05/1907: On fire and beached at the mouth of the Bosphorus on a voyage
from Batoum to Tunis with petroleum, refloated and sold for breaking
01/1908: Broken up at Dunkerque