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Motrocine - (1913-1918)
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MOTRICINE (I) (l9l4-l9l8) owner COMPAGNIE de NAVIGATION MIXTE
4047 grt. 2280 nrt. 5300 dWT., Measurements 107 x 14.70 x 7.84 meters.
Werkspoor oil engine of 375 NHP. 11.5 knots.
1913 : completed by Ch. & At. de Saint Nazaire (Penhoët), Chantiers de Normandie, Grand-Quevilly as MOTRICINE for
Sté. Naphte- Transports (Cie. de Nav. Mixte), Marseilles.
Requisitionned by French Navy and used as water carrier.
17.05.1918 : torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U.55 at 72m. N.W. off Ushant.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

MOTRICINE - 1913   FR  2M (aft)
     4,000 GRT for Soc. Napthe-Transports, Marseille    348.0 x 47.2
         Tanker built by Atel. & Chant. de St. Nazaire, Rouen   (6/14)
1018 - Cie. de Navigation Mixte, Marseille
Torp., shelled and sunk by U 55, 17 May 1918, 72 miles NE of Ouessant, voy. Havre - New York.