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Name: GLEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/06/1935
Completed: 07/1935
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 598
Dimensions: 471grt, 234nrt, 165.2 x 27.1 x 10.4ft
Engines: Oil engine, 7cyl (11.0 x 17.7ins), 82nhp
Engines by: Humboldt-Deutzmotoren AG, Koln-Deutz
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161584
History:
07/1935 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1946 Renamed BELGIAN COAST
1947 Burns & Laird Lines, Glasgow; renamed LAIRDSROCK
1966 Pericles K Varvates & N Kavarnicoloau, Piraeus; renamed GIORGIS
1979 Co-ownership 'Lefteris D' (Thira Shipping), Piraeus; renamed LEFTERIS D
1980 Etna Maritime Co SA, Panama; renamed TENARON S
10/12/1980 Sank
Comments: 10/12/1980: Sank after stranding off Karpathos Island 35.52N - 27.15E
On a voyage from an Italian port with a cargo of cigarettes