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War Skeena

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Registry #1 UK Registry Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1918 War Skeena Name 5
Name 2 1919 Nipponier Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1918 Place Victoria Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 250' x 43.5' x 25.5'
Builder Cameron-Genoa Mills Shipbuilders Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 2342 Type 1 Freighter, standard WW1
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 322nhp Triple reciprocating Steam engines, two watertube boilers, 10 kts Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # Masters
In 1918 she was owned by Shipping Controller, managed by Easton, Greig & Co. In 1919 she was owned by Lloyd Royal Belge S.A, Antwerp Belgium.
Fate Sank Date 1920-10-20
Named Features
Significance of Name
She sank in storm in Bay of Biscay at 44.24N 09.03W
Newell, Gordon (Ed.) (1966);
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