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Name: LYCAON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/04/1913
Completed: 06/1913
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 458
Dimensions: 7552grt, 4814nrt, 455.3 x 56.3 x 32.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 51.5 & 86 x 60ins), 572nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135647
History:
06/1913 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool
1951 Transferred to Glen Line; renamed GLENIFFER
11/07/1952 Broken up
Comments: 01/1949: Lost propeller in Indian Ocean. Towed to Cape Town.
11/07/1952: Broken up at Faslane


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair