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Name: DEUX CHARENTES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/04/1901
Completed: 05/1901
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 99
Dimensions: 1555grt, 880nrt, 250.0 x 37.2 x 16.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.25, 33.25 & 54 x 36ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1901 A d'Orbigny, Faustin & Cie, La Rochelle
1909 Cie de Nav d'Orbigny, La Rochelle
1912 Bloms Rederi A/B, Norrkoping; renamed MARGIT
1921 Aug Bolten, Wm Miller's Nfl, Hamburg; renamed BOLBEK
1924 Rederi A/B Barbro, Stockholm; renamed MARGIT
1924 Limhamns Rederi A/B, Limhamn; renamed ERNST
1935 L-u "Eeroo", Tallin, Estonia; renamed HERMES
1940 Rederi A/B Hermes, Stockholm; renamed HEROS
1942 I Fagreus et al, Stockholm
24/01/1953 Broken up
Comments: 24/01/1953: Broken up by T Young & Sons Ltd at Sunderland


Above photo as DEUX CHARENTES courtesy of George Robinson

Above photo as MARGIT copyright of Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as MARGIT copyright of Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as ERNST copyright of Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as HERMES copyright of Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as HEROS copyright of Robert Bomans Collection

Above photo as HEROS copyright of The Peabody Museum of Salem

Above photo HEROS at Holbaek. Photo courtesy of George Robinson