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Name: HEBBURN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/05/1924
Completed: 07/1924
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 234
Dimensions: 2881grt, 1692nrt, 334.3 x 44.6 x 21.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38.5 & 65 x 42ins), 359nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148075
History:
07/1924 Burnett SS Co Ltd (Burnett & Co), Newcastle
1934 Gascony SS Co Ltd (Michael Whittaker Newcastle Ltd), Newcastle
1935 Hebburn SS Co Ltd (WA Souter & Co Ltd), Newcastle
1938 Stanhope SS Co Ltd (JA Billmeir & Co Ltd), London; renamed STANBURN
29/01/1940 Sank
Comments: 29/01/1940: Sank after being bombed 10 miles SE by E of Flamborough Head
on a voyage from Zeebrugge to the Tyne in ballast.


Above photo as HEBBURN courtesy of Kevin Blair