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Name: THEMONI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1929
Completed: 06/1929
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 411
Dimensions: 3875grt, 2399nrt, 375.4 x 53.0 x 23.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41.5 & 70 x 48ins), 426nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1933: 162384)
History:
06/1929 Kassos Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Pnevmaticos, Rethymnis & Yannaghas), Syra
1933 United Africa Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed DAHOMIAN
01/04/1944 Sank
Comments: 01/04/1944: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U852 at 34.25S 18.19E
On a voyage from New York to Table Bay with aircraft and general cargo


Above photo as THEMONI is courtesy of Clive Ketley