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Name: IOSSIFOGLU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1924
Completed: 05/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1217
Dimensions: 4867grt, 2991nrt, 400.8 x 53.5 x 25.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (22.5 x 45in), 526nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 147657
History:
05/1924 Ionian Marine & Land Investment Co Ltd, London
1927 Moorgate Investment & Agency Co Ltd (WA Souter), London
1928 Renamed TITANIAN
1936 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd (WA Souter & Co), Newcastle
1937 A/S Rederiet Titanian (Hilmar Reksten), Bergen
05/1948 Broken up
Comments: 30/03/1947: Damaged by a mine 20 miles W of Texel in position
53.35N - 04.35E, on a voyage from Antwerp to Oslo in ballast
18/05/1948: Sailed from Rotterdam under tow for breaking up at Stavanger


Above photo as TITANIAN courtesy of Richard Cox