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.
type: cargo ship
date built: 1891
weight (tons): 2004 grt
dimensions : 85,5 x 11,6 x — m
engine: 1 triple expansion engine
yard no.: 427