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Name: MERIONES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1921
Completed: 09/1922
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 921
Dimensions: 7684grt, 4808nrt, 459.7 x 58.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145974
History:
09/1922 China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
26/01/1941 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1941: Sank after being bombed by German aircraft off Cromer,
53.53N - 01.47E on a voyage from London to Brisbane with general cargo