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Name: PENROSE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/07/1928
Completed: 08/1928
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 229
Dimensions: 4393grt, 2630nrt, 400.4 x 53.0 x 25.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 72 x 48ins), 413nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160949
History:
08/1928 RB Chellew Steam Navigation Co Ltd (F Shearman), Falmouth
1929 Chellew Navigation Co Ltd (FC Perman), Swansea
03/09/1942 Sank
Comments: 03/09/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U107 at 38N 09W
On a voyage from Lisbon to Southern Spain


Above photo courtesy of Stuart Smith