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Name: LYNTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1881
Completed: 07/1881
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 172
Dimensions: 1235grt, 710nrt, 240.4 x 33.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 132nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83908
History:
07/1881 Chapman & Miller, Newcastle
1899 Rederi A/B Valkyrian (CG Wickberg & Sons), Sundsvall; renamed VALKYRIAN
1906 Manager VE Nilson
1911 Manager EA Enhorning
1932 Motala Rederi A/B (EA Enhorning), Sundsvall
1934 Klas A Andersson, Karlskrona
1939 Rederi A/B Strim (Sven SalÚn), Stockholm; renamed JOHANNA
1948 Cia Naviera Minories SA, Panama (Johannes Coobas); renamed HERMES
1958 Broken up
Comments: 1958: Broken up at Hamburg, arrived there 17/12/1957.


Above photo as LYNTON courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as VALKYRIAN copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as JOHANNA copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as JOHANNA copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as Hermes copyright of the Robert Boman Collection