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Name: MAYGROVE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/06/1903
Completed: 05/09/1903
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 399
Dimensions: 2662grt, 1702nrt, 4584dwt, 314.5 x 46.2 x 21.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36.5 & 60 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.7knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118319
History:
05.09/1903 Wingrove Steamship Co Ltd (P Wigham Richardson, managers)
1907 E Ambatielos, Argostoli, Greece (P Wigham Richardson, managers); renamed EIRINI
1911 Anglo-Ionian SS Co Ltd ( AA Embiricos & Co, managers), Andros
1917 Embiricos & Drosopoulos Maritime Co Ltd, Andros
1917 Hellenic Shipowning Co Ltd, Andros, Greece
17/05/1917 Sank
Comments: Contract price 36320; Profit 5467-6-4d
17/05/1917: Captured by U-Boat U47 and sunk by gunfire off Cape Spartel
On a voyage from the Tyne to Leghorn with a cargo of coal