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Name: GARDENIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/05/1914
Completed: 07/1914
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 191
Dimensions: 3108grt, 1899nrt, 331.2 x 48.0 x 22.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133327
History:
07/1914 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
1923 Charlton SS Co Ltd (Charlton, McAllum & Co Ltd), Newcastle
1923 Renamed HAVENSIDE
1927 Crandon Shipping Co Ltd (Gridley, Parker & Fifoot), Cardiff
1927 Renamed CRANDON
1933 New Era SS Co Ltd (FS Dawson), Cardiff; renamed DAVID DAWSON
1935 USSR, Leningrad; renamed KUZBASS
26/09/1944 Wrecked
Comments: 26/09/1944: Wrecked in 64.24N 173.57E in NE Siberia on a voyage from
Ugolnaya Bay to Providenia in ballast


Above photo as HAVENSIDE courtesy of Clive Ketley