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Name: DUMFRIES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1935
Completed: 07/1935
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 595
Dimensions: 5149grt, 3061nrt, 416.3 x 55.2 x 26.0ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 32.5, 47 & 68 x 48ins), 442nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161585
History:
07/1935 BJ Sutherland & Co Ltd, Newcastle
1941 Gdynia America Shipping Lines (London) Ltd; registered at Newcastle
23/12/1944 Sank
Comments: Torpedoed & Sunk by U-Boat U772, 20 miles south of the Isle of Wight
On voyage Bona to the Tyne with iron ore


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo courtesy of George Robinson

Profile & Decks plans courtesy of Dave Tranter. Click HERE to enlarge