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Name: VERA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/12/1906
Completed: 01/1907
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 139
Dimensions: 1343grt 735nrt, 232.2 x 35.1 x 16.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 29 & 48.25 x 33ins), 139nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
01/1907 A/S D/S Heimdal, Copenhagen
1932 Helsingin Lloyd Oy, Helsinki; renamed OTTO
1944 Werner Hacklin, Helsinki; ;renamed HALVAR H
19/03/1953 Broken up
Comments: Sold to British Iron & Steel Corporation (Salvage) Ltd, 'BISCO' for 14,500
19/03/1953: Allocated to Metal Industries at Charlestown


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair