british Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co) SS Fulgens [+1915]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
subtype/class coal cargo ship (collier)
propulsion steam
date built 1912
status
live live
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weight (tons) 2512  grt
dimensions 93.1 x 12.9 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine 1 x 3 cyl. Triple expansion, two boilers, single shaft, 1 screw
power 272  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 179
IMO/Off. no. 135155
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 01/08/1915  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
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builder
Wood, Skinner & Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
engine by
Dickinson, John & Sons, Sunderland
owner
Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co), London
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 14 max. / 11.8 min. (m)
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protected
war grave
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Lettens Jan24/09/2010SS Fulgens, built by Wood, Skinner & Co. Ltd., Newcastle in 1912 and owned at the time of her loss by Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co.), London, was a British steamer of 2512 tons.

On August 1st, 1915, Fulgens, on a voyage from Hartlepool to London with a cargo of coal, was sunk by the German submarine UB-10 (Otto Steinbrinck), 1 miles off Palling, Norfolk. There were no casualties.
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About Owners
 
Gas Light & Coke Co. (Stephenson Clarke & Co), London

The Gas Light and Coke Company (GLCC), World’s First Public Supplier of Gas, were formed in 1812, the year of Napoleon’s great retreat from Moscow. In 1868, the GLCC received the Royal Assent to build a gas works along the side of the River Thames between the entrance of the Barking Creek and the Royal Victoria Dock.

Existed from 1812 - 1949. Not sure if the flag is correct. -- NORTH THAMES GAS BOARD from 01/05/49

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 Wood, Skinner & Co. Ltd., Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Wood, Skinner and Co of Bill Quay, Newcastle-on-Tyne --- James Skinner and William Wood opened the Tyne yard with six slipways, in 1883 at Bill Quay. Both of the business partners had experience working for other well-known shipbuilders. Initially the yard built coasters and short-sea traders, largely for Scandinavian companies. In 1897 it incorporated as a limited company. In 1914 the company was listed as shipbuilders and repairers at Bill Quay. The yard also made ships for the Burnett Steamship Co. Ltd of Newcastle. The small steamer Angelus was the first of 30 colliers and short-sea traders to come from the yard. Burnett had a strong working relationship with Wood, Skinner & Co. Ltd for 32 years. It only came to an end when Wood, Skinner went into liquidation in 1925. During WW1 the yards output included 12 self trimming colliers, two "Insect" class boats and six WAR 'C' and 'D' ships. Between 1921-25 the yard relied heavily on orders from Gas, Light and Coke Company and Burnett, Sharp and Stephenson, Clarke building a total of 11 ships for them in this period. The yard failed financially in 1925 having built 330 small vessels and maintaining a reputation for building colliers.

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