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Postby D. v. Nieuwenhuijzen » Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:24 pm

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Built in 1874 by Bergsund Mekaniske Verksted, Stockholm, #114, as GOTA for Oxelösunds Rederi Aktiebolaget Percy Tham, Stockholm.
Cargo ship, Gt:579, L:47.52m. B:7.90m. D:4.30m. 2 cyl. compound engine:250 ihp. 8 kn. complement:16.
Sold in 1878 to Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab D/S, Bergen (Nw.) renamed SATURNUS.
In 1911 sold to H. W. & C. M. Ezard, (Yorkshire Coal & Steam Shipping Co.) Goole, renamed
PRUNELLE, in WW I managed by TSC (The Ship Controller in Londen)
During a trip from London to Dundee with a load of jute, on 22-08-'18 sunk by the German submarine UB-112, 2 nm. southeast of Blyth, 12 people lost their lives, including the captain.
(South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands 2020, 80p. StG.?)
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