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Name: HARLESDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/06/1932
Completed: 07/1932
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 586
Dimensions: 5483grt, 3219nrt, 427.7 x 56.3 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 482nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162738
History:
07/1932 J & C Harrison Ltd, London
22/02/1941 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1941: Sunk by gunfire from German battle cruiser GNEISENAU
7 of the crew killed and 34 taken prisoner
On a voyage from Hull to New York in ballast


Above photo is copyright of John Clarkson

Above photo is copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection