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Yard No. 365

Yard Number 365 was named PICKHUBEN when launched on Thursday 13/11/1890 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Dampfschiff Rhenedai Hamburg (Hansa Line)

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1891
Ship Type: Steamship
Tonnage: 3143 grt
Length: 331 feet
Breadth: 41.1 feet

Owner History:
Dampfschiff Rhenedai Hamburg (Hansa Line)
1895 Hamburg Amerika Linie
1915 E.F.Geer, New York

Other names she bore were: GEORGIA (1895). Her last recorded name was HOUSATONIC (1915)

This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 03/02/1917

Additional Information:
Captured and scuttled by German submarine U53 20m S of Bishop Rock, Scilly Isles (New York for London with wheat)(the same day that the US broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, following the latters declaration of the resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare)

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