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Name: MIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/05/1922
Completed: 07/1922
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 469
Dimensions: 4694grt, 2901nrt, 400.4 x 53.1 x 26.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 457nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142582
History:
07/1922 Mercantile SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1923 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1936 Renamed TREMINNARD
02/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 02/08/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U160 in 10.40N 57.07W
on a voyage from Alexandria to Trinidad in ballast.


Above photo as MIN copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums

Above photo as MIN copyright Library of Contemporary History Stuttgart