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Name: W D CRUDDAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/09/1895
Completed: 10/1895
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 107
Dimensions: 2618grt, 1660nrt, 306.0 x 42.0 x 18.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 62 x 42ins), 257nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105673
History:
10/1895 Fisher, Renwick & Co, Newcastle
1898 Angfartygs A/B St George (AO Wilson), Gothenburg; renamed SAINT JOHN
1913 Manager became Th Willerding
1915 Jens Folkmans Rederi A/S, Skien; renamed VINDEGGEN
27/09/1916 Sank
Comments: 27/09/1916: Captured, shelled & sunk by U-Boat U35 at 40.18N 08.10E
On a voyage from Newcastle to La Spezia with a cargo of coal


Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 06/09/1895