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Name: HARPALYCUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/09/1935
Completed: 11/1935
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 597
Dimensions: 5629grt, 3344nrt, 434.6 x 58.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 471nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 164552
History:
09/11/1935 Gowland Steamship Co Ltd, (J & C Harrison, managers), London
1936 National Steamship Co Ltd, (J & C Harrison, managers), London
1942 Gowland Steamship Co Ltd, (J & C Harrison, managers), London
1956 Salamis Shipping Co Ltd, Piraeus; renamed GEORGIOS TSAVLIRIS
1964 Trafalgar Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed NEWMEADOW
1965 Kantara Shipping Ltd, Famagusta
23/11/1966 Sank
Comments: 23/11/1966: Foundered 60 miles east of Crete
On a voyage from Haifa to Sibenik with a cargo of phosphates


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