Boldwell

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


129172


Nederlandse Scheepbouw

Amsterdam




Steam 3 Cyl

HP


389 NHP

Screws


1

Believed to have been chartered by Philipps, Philipps from January 1917

Torpedoed & Sunk in The Mediterranean - May 1917

Boldwell

Left Tyne

For Alexandria

Lost 27 May 1917

Fate

Third Engineer

A Short

Lost

Firemen & Trimmers

P Bruce

E Hill

Both Lost

Boldwell was a 3,056 GRT steam cargo ship completed in 1901 by Nederlandsche SB of Amsterdam for Franco-Ottoman Sailing Co. Ltd. as Voorburg.

By 1917 she had been renamed Boldwell and was owned by Byron Steamship Co. Ltd.

She was sunk on 27 May 1917 by torpedo fired by German submarine UC-20 at position 36° 12' N, 13° 24' E - approximately 35 nautical miles North-East of Linosa Island.

She was en route from the Tyne to Alexandria with a cargo of coal.

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