TURRITELLA

About

Completed 1906 as Gutenfels for Hansa Line. 1914 captured at Port Said and renamed Polavon. 1916 converted to a tanker and renamed Turritella for Anglo-Saxon. 1917 captured by German raider Wolf and used as a minelayer under name Iltis. 3-1917 intercepted by HMS Odin and scuttled by crew.

Also known as
Gutenfels
Polavon
Iltis
IMO number
1136811
Call sign
G...
Construction number
254
Tonnage
5.528 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
141m
Year of construction
1906
Year of renaming/broken up
1917
Service for Shell
1916 to 1917
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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