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Name: JOSEPH MEDILL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/07/1935
Completed: 07/1935
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1507
Dimensions: 2087grt, 1607nrt, 251.2 x 43.9 x 20.2ft
Engines: Oil engine
Engines by:
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 158631
History:
07/1935 Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co Ltd, Montreal
17/08/1935 Missing
Comments: 17/08/1935: Last reported 400 miles east of Newfoundland at 57.19N - 26.12W
On her maiden voyage from Grangemouth to Toronto with a cargo of anthracite
At the time of her loss she was the largest all-welded ship in the world


Above photo copyright of Bowling Green State University