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Name: DEUCALION
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/07/1930
Completed: 12/1930
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 568
Dimensions: 7740grt, 4790nrt, 460.0 x 59.4 x 29.3ft
Engines: 4SCSA oil engines, Burmeister & Wain type, 1307nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162329
History:
12/1930 Ocean Steam Ship Co (Alfred Holt & Co), Liverpool
12/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 21/12/1940: Bombed & damaged in Gladstone Dock, Liverpool
12/08/1942: She was part of Operation Pedestal to provide supplies to the island of Malta
Bombed and severely damaged on two different occasions, she was eventually sunk by HMS BRAMHAM


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair