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Name: MERIONES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1921
Completed: 09/1922
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 921
Dimensions: 7684grt, 4808nrt, 459.7 x 58.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, DR geared, 1190nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145974
History:
06/09/1922 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
26/01/1941 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1941: Bombed & sunk by German aircraft 80 miles E of Hornsea
On a voyage from London to Brisbane carrying general cargo


Above: Fitting out. Photo is copyright of the Clyde Shiplovers' Society

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