Category:Crocodile (ship, 1892)

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English: The Crocodile was a four-masted steel barque built in 1892 by Southampton Naval Works Co., Southampton for Peel, Macalister & Son, Liverpool. Her dimensions were: length × beam × depth = 288.4 × 41.2 × 24.5 ft (87.9 × 12.6 × 7.5 m), she had a tonnage of 2555 GRT and 2424 NRT and she rigged with royal sails above double top- and topgallant sails. 1915 she sold to A/S Excelsior (Sven O. Stray & Co.), Kristiansand, Norway and was renamed Storegut. The vessel was sunk in 1917 on voyage from Philadelphia to Le Havre with a cargo of case oil by the German submarine U 82 in position 48°23'N, 10°18' W, 235 miles south of Lands End. [1]

Names:

  • Crocodile (1892 – 1915)
  • Storegut (1915 – 1917)

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