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Name: HYMETTUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1905
Completed: 01/1906
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 785
Dimensions: 4782grt, 3004nrt, 400.4 x 52.2 x 24.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 76 x 51ins), 580nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120730
History:
01/1906 A Currie & Co, Melbourne
1913 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
1926 Harada Kisen KK, Kobe, Japan; renamed SEIUN MARU
29/07/1937 Sank
Comments: 1914 to 1917 Requisitioned by the Australian Government as a trooop transport
28/07/1937: Collided with BENMOHR off Choshi
29/07/1937: Sank 20 miles NE of Choshi
On a voyage from Sakhalin to Kawasaki with a cargo of coal


Above photo is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan Green