Levenpool

Vessel name on Arrival: Levenpool

Original Builder: R. Ropner & Company of Stockton-on-Tees

Original Yard No: 454

Official Number: 127464

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 4844

Year Built: 1911

Arrival Date: 09/07/1934

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Official Number  :  127464

Launched  :  16-12-1910

Completed :  January 1911

Propulsion :  Triple-Expansion Reciprocating Steam Engine

 

Built by R. Ropner of Stockton for the Pool Shipping Company, West Hartlepool, as their Yard No. 454.  Managers – Sir R. Ropner & Company Limited, West Hartlepool.

 

On 16/12/1915 whilst on a passage from New York to Rotterdam with general cargo, Levenpool struck a mine laid down by an unknown U-boat, in a position about 2 miles N x E of the Kentish Rock Lightvessel, off the Thames Estuary.  Beached the following day on the Mucking Flats in the Canvey Island area and subsequently repaired and refloated.