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Name: LEUCADIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1910
Completed: 07/1910
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 175
Dimensions: 3748grt, 2376nrt, 348.5 x 50.0 x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124565
History:
07/1910 International Line SS Co Ltd (Christopher Marwood), Whitby
1915 Manager George Marwood
1917 Isles Steam Shipping Co Ltd (AM Sutherland), Newcastle
1919 Renamed STROMA
1923 Sutherland SS Co Ltd (BJ Sutherland & Co Ltd), Newcastle
1929 GA Georgilis, Chios; renamed PAPALEMOS
28/05/1941 Sank
Comments: 28/05/1941: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U107 in 08.06N 16.18W
On a voyage from Rosario & Montevideo to the UK with a cargo of grain.


Photo as PAPALEMOS copyright Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart