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Name: REDSEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/02/1930
Completed: 04/1930
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 418
Dimensions: 5224grt, 3176nrt, 412.8 x 55.3 x 26.0ft
Engines: Q4cyl (23, 32.5, 47 & 68 x 48ins), 456nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160888
History:
04/1930 Sea Steamship Co Ltd (Wm Brown, Atkinson & Co Ltd, managers), Hull
1938 Cie des Messageries Maritimes; renamed ANADYR
06/05/1944 Sank
Comments: 1941 to 1944 Ministry of War Transport (H Hogarth & Sons, managers), Glasgow
06/05/1944: Torpedoed and sank 500 miles west of Pernambuco


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox