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Name: GLOXINIA
Type: Cargo Ship / Tanker
Launched: 20/03/1920
Completed: 09/1920
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 219
Dimensions: 3336grt, 1961nrt, 331.5 x 47.9 x 23.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (22.5, 36.5 & 62 x 42ins), 289nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139896
History:
09/1920 Stag Line Ltd (J Robinson & Sons), North Shields
07/1952 Imera Siciliana di Nav, Palermo; renamed VITTORIA O
1955 Soc Armamento Marittimo arl (“SOARMA”), Genoa
04/1959 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as a WAR class for the Shipping Controller
04/1921: Converted by Smith’s Dock, North Shields to carry molasses in bulk
1955: Reconverted to a dry cargo ship
04/1959: Broken up at La Spezia, arrived 03/04/1959.