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|Owner:||Cie. Maritime Belge - CMB - Lloyd Royal S.A.|
|Port of registry:||Sunderland, United Kingdom|
|Builder:||Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd.|
|Fate:||Torpedoed and sunk 2 October 1918|
|Length:||91.44 metres (300 ft)|
|Beam:||13.72 metres (45 ft)|
|Installed power:||Triple expansion steam engine|
Keltier was constructed in 1913 with yard no. 282 at the Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. shipyard in Sunderland, United Kingdom. She was completed in 1913 and sailed under the Belgian flag until her sinking in 1918.
The 1916 incident
On 7 December 1916, SS Keltier was torpedoed by UB-29 in the Atlantic Ocean, 40 nautical miles (74 km) west of the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom. She was badly damaged but remained afloat long enough to reach safe waters. She was then towed to Falmouth, Cornwall, where she was beached at the East side of the harbour entrance. She was repaired shortly after and returned to service on 12 December 1916. There were no casualties.
Keltier left Milford Haven on 29 September 1918 for New York in ballast in a convoy under the command of Captain A. Leenaers. She was last seen leaving the convoy on 1 October 1918. The following day, Keltier was struck by a torpedo from U-55 in the North Atlantic. The 25 crew members took to the lifeboats and left the ship, but were never heard from or seen again.
The wreck lies at Coordinates: in the North Atlantic, but the condition of the wreck is currently unknown.
- "Keltier". Wrecksite. Retrieved 31 August 2015.