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While on voyage from Rotterdam to New York in ballast on the North Sea, La Campine was captured, shelled and sunk by UC 50. There were no casualties.


Build: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Owner 1: Speth F. & Co., Antwerpen
Owner 2: American Petroleum Co. Rotterdam

MasterClaude, Gustav
People on board32
Length309.7 feet (94.4 m)
Width39 feet (11.9 m)
Draft26.2 feet (8 m)
Tonnage2557 ton


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