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Name: WAR ROSE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/08/1917
Completed: 10/1917
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1059
Dimensions: 5205grt, 3106nrt, 400.2 x 52.2 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 140376
History:
10/1917 The Shipping Controller (Hall Brothers), London
1919 Lloyd Royal Belge Soc Anon, Antwerp; renamed GALLIER
1930 Cie Maritime Belge (Lloyd Royal) SA, Antwerp
1933 Cie Baltique-Océan-Mediterranée, Le Havre; renamed BALTIQUE
1934 PN & GN Lykiardopulo, Argostoli; renamed KERAMIAI
1937 Cephalonian Maritime Co Ltd (ND Lykiardopulo), Argostoli
30/01/1940 Sank
Comments: 30/01/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U55 in 48.37N - 07.46W
On a voyage from London to Ciudad Trujillo in ballast


Above photo as KERAMIAI copyright of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart