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Name: WAR GLEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/03/1918
Completed: 05/1918
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 209
Dimensions: 2965grt, 1759nrt, 331.0 x 47.7 x 22.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 430nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142403
History:
05/1918 The Shipping Controller (JJ & CM Forster), London
1919 Soc “Les Affreteurs Réunis” (Jean Stern), Rouen; renamed HERCULE
1925 Cia Naviera Amaya (C de Zabala), Bilbao; renamed SANTI
1936 Haraldo Diez, Vera Cruz; renamed VERA CRUZ
1936 Renamed AMERICA
1937 Cia Naviera Amaya (A Davaris), Panama; renamed COCLE
1940 Cia Naviera Amaya, Bilbao; renamed SANTI
1950 Naviera Bilbaina SA, Bilbao
17/01/1951 Sank
Comments: 17/01/1951: Sank after a collision with the tanker BRITISH DRAGOON
in fog off the mouth of the River Tagus (38.24N – 09.35W) on a voyage from Melilla to Gijon with iron ore.