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Name: AUTOMEDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/12/1921
Completed: 03/1922
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 920
Dimensions: 7628grt, 4782nrt, 459.4 x 58.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 6000shp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147203
History:
01/03/1922 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
11/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1940: Sunk by German surface raider ATLANTIS 250 miles NW Sumatra
On a voyage from Liverpool to Yokohama carrying general cargo


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above report is courtesy of Kevin Blair