Hesperides (2)

JLRQ

Torpedoed and Sunk - 1917

Hesperides was a 3,393 GRT steam cargo ship completed in 1899 by Bartram & Sons for British & South American Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. and managed by R.P.Houston & Co.

She was sunk on 25 April 1917 by torpedo fired by German submarine U-69 at position 52° 00' N, 13° 50' W - approximately 130 nautical miles North-West by West of Fastnet.

She was en route from Buenos Aires to Liverpool with a general cargo.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Hesperides (2)

1899

1917 Torpedoed and sunk in Atlanic

3393

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

110625

Bartram & Son

Sunderland

J Dickinson & Son

Sunderland

Triple Expansion Steam

431 NHP

1

Master

Date

Left

Destination

Z Marsh

1899 - 1903



G P Moss

1903 - 1908



E C Lee

1908 - 1917




7/1914

Liverpool

S America


2/1915

Liverpool

S America


4/1917

Buenos Aires

Liverpool

Torpedoed & sunk

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