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Name: GEDDINGTON COURT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/11/1911
Completed: 01/1912
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 188
Dimensions: 4013grt, 2490nrt, 375.1 x 51.3 x 24.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 385nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132665
History:
01/1912 Haldinstein & Co Ltd, London
1915 Company restyled Haldin & Co Ltd, London
1927 GD Gratsos, Ithica, Greece; renamed PONTOS
1935 George Gratsos, Greece
1936 Aegeon Steamship Co Ltd, Argostoli, Greece; renamed ICARION
26/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1942: Torpedoed by U-Boat U754 on voyage Manchester to Halifax in ballast
9 crew died


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