The S.S. Ruabon

SS Ruabon, built by W. Gray & Co. Ltd., West Hartlepool in 1891 and owned at the time of her loss by Ruabon SS. Co. Ltd. (J. Cory & Sons, Ltd.), Cardiff, was a British steamer of 2004 tons.

On May 2nd, 1916, Ruabon, on a voyage from Sevilla to Troon with a cargo of iron ore, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-20 (Walther Schwieger), 160 miles WxS1/2S (=W S W 1/2 W) of Ushant (Ouessant). There were no casualties.

Source: www.wrecksite.eu

General

nationality:  british

purpose:  transport

type:  cargo ship

propulsion:  steam

date built:  1891

Status: unknown

details

weight (tons):  2004  grt

dimensions :  85,5 x 11,6 x — m

engine:  1 triple expansion engine

power:  

speed:  

yard no.:  427


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