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Name: WAR MANOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 05/1918
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 212
Dimensions: 3106grt, 1865nrt, 331.4 x 46.8 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 430nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142422
History:
16/05/1918 Shipping Controller, (Steel, Young & Co, manager), London
1919 Cia Naviera Vascongada, Bilbao; renamed CONDE DE ABASOLO
13/08/1937 Sank
Comments: 13/08/1937: Torpedoed & sunk by Italian destroyer OSTRO,
off Pantelleria, during the Spanish Civil War
On a voyage from Spain to the Black Sea


Above photo is courtesy of Richard Cox