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Name: DYKH-TAU also recorded as DICH-TAOO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/03/1907
Completed: 05/1907
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 416
Dimensions: 1092grt, 597nrt, 242.4 x 35.0 x 12.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26 & 44 x 33ins), 143nhp
Engines by: Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1907 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Co (ROPIT), Odessa
1925 SA des Messageries Africaines, Dakar; renamed FERLO
1929 Rederi A/B Gusten, Malmo (T Hillerstrom,manager); renamed TURE
1932 Rederi A/B Malmohus, Malmo (T Hillerstrom,manager); renamed GLITT
1954 Nuri Yilmaz ve Ortaklari, Istanbul; renamed ZOR
19/05/1955 Sank
Comments: 19/05/1955: Capsized 6 miles WNW of the Dudgeon Light Vessel
On a voyage from Kasko to Hull with timber


Above photo as DYKH-TAU courtesy of Richard Cox

DYKH-TAU being used as a minelayer in WW1. Photo courtesy of George Robinson

Above photo as ZOR courtesy of Kevin Blair