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Name: THEMISTO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/07/1901
Completed: 08/1901
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 266
Dimensions: 3594grt, 2327nrt, 348.0 x 45.2 x 17.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 308nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1901 NV Hudig & Vederís Stoomvaart Mij (Hudig & Veder), Rotterdam
1915 NV Mij Zeevaart (Hudig & Veder), Rotterdam
1918 US Shipping Board
1919 NV Mij Zeevaart (Hudig & Veder), Rotterdam
1923 Stettiner Dampfer Cie AG, Stettin; renamed OSTSEE
1930 Norddeutscher Lloyd (Deutsche Levante Linie), Bremen; renamed ALIMNIA
1936 Atlas Levante Linie, Bremen; renamed KYTHERA
1939 Hugo Ferdinand Dampfschiff-Reederei, Rostock;
1939 Renamed GERDA FERDINAND
1943 Broken up
Comments: 03/1918: US Government requisition
28/11/1941: Wrecked on Argosgrund & subsequently refloated
1943: Broken up at Stockholm


Above photo as THEMISTO courtesy of Richard Cox