Caprella (1)

About

Completed 1918 as War Gurkha for Shipping Controller. 1919 purchased by Anglo-Saxon and renamed Caprella in 1922. 1924 sold to British Molasses and renamed Athelfoam. 1931 sold to Aervoldt Oslo and renamed Hird. 1935 returned to United Molasses and renamed Athelstane. 9-4-1942 sunk by Japanes air attack.

Information
Also known as
War Gurkha
Athelfoam
Hird
Athelstane
IMO number
1142729
Call sign
G..
Construction number
595
Tonnage
5.552 ton
Beam
15m
Length overall
92m
Year of construction
1918
Year of renaming/broken up
1942
Service for Shell
1919 to 1924
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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