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Name: MEDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1923
Completed: 05/1923
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 929
Dimensions: 5915grt, 3628nrt, 406.5 x 52.2 x 29.3ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 8cyl (29.25 x 59.0ins), 652nhp
Engines by: Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147217
History:
19/05/1923 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool
10/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 10/08/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by REGINALDO GIULIANI, 1700 miles W of Freetown
On a voyage from Port Louis, Mauritius, to New York in ballast


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