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Name: MITCHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/08/1913
Completed: 10/1913
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 183
Dimensions: 1125grt, 564nrt, 220.4 x 35.0 x 13.6ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (13.5, 22 & 37 x 27ins), 187nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 135269
History:
10/1913 Wandsworth, Wimbledon & Epsom District Gas Co, London
1926 Lloyd Brasiliero, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; renamed UNO
1930 Renamed TUTOYA
01/07/1943 Sank
Comments: 01/07/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U513 south of Santos
On voyage Paranagua to Santos with cargo of salted meat, potatoes & lumber
7 crew lost


Extract from the Shipbuilder & Marine Engine Builder courtesy of Terry Summerson

Above photo as MITCHAM courtesy of Clive Ketley