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Name: HARPALION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/04/1932
Completed: 05/1932
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 585
Dimensions: 5486grt, 3250nrt, 427.7 x 56.3 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 408nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162707
History:
05/1932 J & C Harrison Ltd, London
13/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 13/04/1942: Sank due to gunfire from naval escort after being bombed by
German aircraft in 73.33N - 27.19E on a voyage from Murmansk to Reykjavik
with a cargo of mineral ores.