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Name: KING HOWEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/08/1906
Completed: 09/1906
Builder: R Stephenson & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 107
Dimensions: 4343grt, 2822nrt, 355.2 x 50.1 x 27.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 70 x 45ins), 356nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123701
History:
09/1906 King Line Ltd, London
1916 The Bay Steamship Co Ltd, London; renamed BAYHOWEL
1921 SA de Nav "Les Armateurs Francais", Cherbourg; renamed HOHNECK
1923 Pandelis Macris, Syra; renamed ARTEMISSIA
1935 Michael A Tachmindji, Syra; renamed ALEXANDROS
15/09/1940 Sank
Comments: 15/09/1940: Sunk by torpedo from U-Boat U48. 300 miles west of Mull. 5 crew killed
On voyage from Montreal to Sharpness with a cargo of timber & paper


Above photo as ALEXANDROS is courtesy of Library of Contemporary History at Stuttgart

Jarrow Express, Friday, 10/08/1906