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Name: DEUX FRERES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/03/1908
Completed: 06/1908
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 150
Dimensions: 436grt, 168nrt, 150.0 x 25.1 x 11.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (14, 23 & 39 x 27ins), 97rhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147244
History:
06/1908 Bretel Freres, St Vaast, France
1924 WJ Ireland, Liverpool; renamed SILVERTHORN
1927 Bennett Steamship Co Ltd, Goole
1933 General Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1936 WJ Ireland, London
1938 S William Coe & Co Ltd, London
1942 NW Spratt Ltd, London
1943 Geo A Tom & Co Ltd, London
1946 H Harrison (Shipping) Ltd, London
14/07/1952 Broken up
Comments: 14/07/1952: Broken up by NV Holland at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht


Photo as SILVERTHORN courtesy of www.photoship.co.uk

Marine Engineer, Apr 1st, 1908