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Name: HARPAGUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/05/1930
Completed: 07/1930
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 502
Dimensions: 4689grt, 2857nrt, 395.0 x 54.2 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.75, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 436nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161451
History:
07/1930 National SS Co Ltd (J & C Harrison Ltd, managers), London
1937 Rob M Sloman Jr, Hamburg; renamed SIZILIEN
04/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 04/05/1942: Bombed & sunk off Terschelling


Above photo as HARPAGUS copyright of J Clarkson