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Name: MENDIP RANGE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/11/1913
Completed: 01/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 212
Dimensions: 4495grt, 2887nrt, 385.0 x 51.9 x 27.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 40 & 68 x 48ins), 320nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135897
History:
01/1914 Neptune SN Co Ltd (Furness, Withy & Co Ltd), West Hartlepool
1923 Anglo-Celtic Shipping Co Ltd (Griffiths, Payne & Co Ltd), London
1923 Renamed ARCHMEL
1935 Haenton Shipping Co Ltd (WT Gould), London; renamed GRELROSA
1938 Cardigan Shipping Co Ltd (WT Gould), London
28/01/1941 Sank
Comments: 28/01/1941: Sank after being bombed in 55.12N - 15.41W, 400 miles west of
Malin Head on a voyage from New York and Halifax NS to the Tyne with wheat


Above photo as MENDIP RANGE

Above photo as GRELROSA copyright of National Museum of Wales