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Name: RYDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 02/1907
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 162
Dimensions: 3556grt, 2288nrt, 348.5 x 50.1 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124559
History:
02/1907 Rowland & Marwood's Steamship Co Ltd, Whitby
1929 AM Coulouthros, Andros, Greece; renamed MAROUSSIO COULOUTHROS
1934 JA Coulouthros & NN Embiricos, Andros, Greece
1937 Atlanticos Steamship Co Ltd & Giorgilis Bros, Piraeus; renamed MOUNT MYCALE
22/01/1943 Sank
Comments: Laid down as WHEATFIELD for Hunting & Sons
22/01/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U413, 3000miles E of Newfoundland
On voyage from Saint John, New Brunswick to UK with a cargo of grain


Photo as MAROUSSIO COULOUTHROS courtesy of Richard Cox