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Old 10-07-16, 01:03 PM
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* This is probably one of the last German owned steam coasters trading at the time.She is seen here at Dunston Staithes on the River Tyne, in 1962.

German, AOLUS, - Capt Herbert Wietzke Kiel-Holtenau. (Built by Burmeister & Wain, as WASHINGTON for Danish owners Dmpskacties H. Kirkschner;1010 grt,comp. 16/1/1908.)

Subsequent History:1909 Sold to Lilleborg A/S D/S Neptun of Kobenhavn renamed LILLEBORG .1912 Sold to Seefahrt Dampfs Reederi A.G., Bremen, renamed ADRANA.
At the outbreak of war in August 1914 she was seized in the port of Rouen, taken over by the French Navy, renamed MARGUERITE and used first as a transport then as a Q ship.
1923 She was returned to Scandinavia and renamed HELLE by Swedish owners Rederi A/B Kinnervick .1959 Sold to Ilmari Tuuli of Finland and renamed MARKUS .1962 Sold to Captain Herbert Wietzke of Holtenau and renamed AOLUS.

Disposal Data:1964 Broken up at Randers by Danish ship breakers Loegstrup.

* for further history,discussions and a photos - one the same as mine, see these websites.
http://www.aanimeri.fi/gallery2/main...2_itemId=19554
http://pages14-18.mesdiscussions.net...jet_1569_1.htm


Rick Cox collection,unknown photographer.
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