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Name: WORMS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/08/1907
Completed: 10/1907
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 782
Dimensions: 4428grt, 2803nrt, 401.0 x 52.4 x 17.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 54ins), 523nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/1907 Deutsch-Australische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
09/1916 Imperial Russian Navy; renamed SHA
1920 Deutsch-Australische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg; renamed HARBURG
1926 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1933 Broken up
Comments: 11/07/1916: Captured by Russian destroyers in the Gulf of Bothnia
30/11/1917: Stranded off Stirsudden
28/01/1918: Sank at Stirsudden
07/1918: Refloated by German salvors, repaired in 1920
Q1/1933: Broken up at Deutsche Werft, Hamburg


Above 2 photos as HARBURG courtesy of Photoship