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Name Official number Flag IMO
LUCERIC  129524  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1910  06/09/1919   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Russell & Co, Port Glasgow Kingston Yard  606 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6526 grt / 4100 nrt / 460.0 ft  57.0 ft  28.9 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
T3cyl (28.5,47&78x54ins), 690nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bank Line Ltd - A. Weir & Co., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1916 VALACIA - 1931 ERNANI - 1940 SLEIPNER II 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1916 Cunard Steam-Ship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
1931 Industrie Navali S.A., Genoa
1938 Giovanni Gavarone fu Giovanni, Genoa
06/1940 Deutsches Reich
 
Vessel history
Seized by Germany at Las Palmas in 06/1940 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 28/06/1941 
Disposal Detail
Mistakenly torpedoed by the German submarine U.103 450 miles off Las Palmas in 27.52N - 26.17W while she was camouflaged as Dutch ENGGANO trying to break Allied blockade of Bordeaux.
 
 

 



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