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Name: THESSALIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/08/1912
Completed: 09/1912
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 184
Dimensions: 3691grt, 2340nrt, 348.5 x 50.1 x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 307nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133654
History:
09/1912 International SS Co Ltd (Christopher Marwood), Whitby
1914 Manager George Marwood
1918 Sutherland SS Co Ltd (AM Sutherland), Newcastle
1919 Renamed FORFAR
1920 Western Counties Shipping Co Ltd (E Edwards & Sons), Cardiff
1921 Boyazides, Brother & Co, Andros; renamed THRASYVOULOS
30/10/1939 Sank
Comments: 30/10/1939: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U37 in 49.25N 11.18W
On a voyage from Swansea to Halifax NS with a cargo of coal


Above photo as FORFAR courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as THRASYVOULOS courtesy of Photoship