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Name: KAYESON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1929
Completed: 11/1929
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 561
Dimensions: 4606grt, 2873nrt, 393.1 x 54.3 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 404nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161317
History:
11/1929 Kaye Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Kaye, Son & Co Ltd), London
1934 Coolham SS Co Ltd (Kaye, Son & Co Ltd), London
02/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 02/10/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U32 in 51.12N 24.22W
on a voyage from Liverpool to Montevideo with coal and general cargo