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Name: ROUMELIAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/10/1914
Completed: 11/1914
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 842
Dimensions: 2687grt, 1710nrt, 312.0 x 43.0 x 23.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 34.5 & 59 x 42ins), 331nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137414
History:
11/1914 Ellerman Lines Ltd (Graham Smith), Liverpool
1937 Transmediterranea SA di Navigazione, Palermo; renamed DREPANUM
1939 Count Salvatore Tagliavia, Palermo
1943 Deutsches Reich (Dampfs Ges "Neptun"), Bremen
20/11/1943 Sank
Comments: 09/09/1943: Seized by German forces at Bordeaux
20/11/1943: Sank after a collision with ss LIPPE off Vinga light vessel
near Gothenburg on a voyage from Thamshavn


Above photos as ROUMELIAN