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Name: MEDOMSLEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1924
Completed: 06/1924
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 946
Dimensions: 3997grt, 2466nrt, 360.2 x 51.0 x 24.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 352nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 1148072
History:
06/1924 Medomsley Steam Shipping Co Ltd (F Carrick & Co Ltd, managers), Newcastle
1929 Renamed LANGLEEMERE
1938 Muir, Young Steamship Co Ltd; renamed CREEMUIR
11/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1940: Torpedoed and sunk by aircraft 10nm SE of Aberdeen
Was part of convoy EN25 from Methill to Oban


Photo as LANGLEEMERE courtesy of Kevin Blair