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Name: TEIRESIAS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1914
Completed: 01/1915
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 467
Dimensions: 7606grt, 4799nrt, 455.3 x 56.3 x 32.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 51.5 & 86 x 60ins), 572nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137418
History:
01/1915 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
17/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 17/06/1940: Sank after being bombed off St Nazaire (47.07N 02.23W)
on a voyage from Avonmouth to Quiberon Bay in ballast


Above photos courtesy of photoship.co.uk