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Name: HARPALYCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/08/1930
Completed: 10/1930
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 503
Dimensions: 4708grt, 2824nrt, 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: 162484
History:
10/1930 National SS Co Ltd (J & C Harrison Ltd, managers), London
1937 Stoomv Maats "Oostzee" (Vinke & Co, managers), Amsterdam; renamed LOPPERSUM
1956 F Italo Croce, Italy; renamed LUISITA CROCE
28/01/1960 Wrecked
Comments: 28/01/1960: Ran aground & wrecked on the southern point of Liberia (Cape Palmas)
On a voyage from Naples to Takoradi


Above photo as HARPALYCE copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as LOPPERSUM copyright of Skyfotos