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Name: VANELLUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/11/1912
Completed: 12/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 894
Dimensions: 1797grt, 960nrt, 285.0 x 38.1 x 19.6ft
Engines: T3cyl, 254nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128309
History:
12/1912 Cork Steamship Co Ltd, Cork
01/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 01/10/1916: Mined & sunk in Havre Roads on a voyage from
Portishead to Rouen with a cargo of oil.
Mine laid by U-Boat UC26 on 29/09/1916.