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Does anybody have an idea where I can find a picture of the Luis?

Doesnt have to be anything fantastic B&W profile will do.

Alternativly anybody know if there was a sister ship and where I might find a picture.

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Hi Terry,

Built: 1916 by William Gray & Co. Ltd, West Hartelpool
Yard No: 870
Tonnage: 4,284 gross, 7,800 deadweight
Dimensions: 380 x 53.5 x 24.1
Owners: C Nielson & Sons
Port of Reg: Hartlepool
Engines: Single Screw, Triple Expansion, 146hp fed by ten furnaces

The Luis set off on a voyage from St John and Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Dieppe, under the command of Captain P.W. Woodruff. She was carrying a general cargo, consisting of government stores, oats, flour, cased oil, timber and a large quantity of 18 pounder anti-personnel artillery shells en route for use in the french battlefields.

Photo of salvage divers clearing cargo from wreck;
http://www.bevs.org/diving/wkluis.htm
 

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Yep, already got all that. Thanks anyway.

It's the profile I'm looking for.

Rgds
TerryH

PS: Very, very large conger in right boiler firebox.
 

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HI Try the William Gray & Co. House and museum in Hartlepool  they had a lot of photos of vessels they built
or/and Greenwich Maritime Museum or World Ship Society.

Cheers Ron
 
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