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Name: MIDAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/05/1883
Completed: 05/1883
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 82
Dimensions: 2006grt, 1161nrt, 276.0 x 36.7 x 21.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 40ins), 165nhp; (1903: T3cyl (19.5, 32 & 56 x 40ins), 180hp)
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Son, Gateshead; (1903: Lindholmens, Gothenburg)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 88734
History:
05/1883 Hall Brothers, Newcastle
1896 Ang A/B Tirfing (A Bröström & Sons), Gothenburg; renamed HEMLAND
1922 HKH Pohlmann, Storangen; renamed ALLEGRO
1924 Rederi A/B Allegro (HKH Pohlmann)
1931 Rederi A/B Mercato (HKH Pohlmann)
1934 Rederi A/B Macedonia (I Scheja), Stockholm
1937 Nils Söderberg, Stockholm
1937 Hanseatica Aschpurwis & Veltjens SA, Panama; renamed BALBOA
1939 Hansegesellschaft Aschpurwis & Veltjens, Hamburg
1939 Renamed LÜTJEHÖRN
04/01/1945 Sank
Comments: 04/01/1945: Mined & sunk in the Darsser Ort, 14 miles off Warnemünde


Above photo as HEMLAND courtesy of Photoship