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Name: VENUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/05/1920
Completed: 06/1920
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 217
Dimensions: 2456grt, 1460nrt, 303.0 x 43.0 x 20.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 265nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
06/1920 A/S D/S Orion (CP Jensen), Copenhagen
07/08/1941 Sank
Comments: 1920: laid down as a War class, standard 'H' type cargo ship
07/08/1941: Sank after being mined 14 miles NNE of Hubert Gat on a voyage
from Emden to Herrenwyk with coal


Above photo copyright of Robert Bomans collection