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Name: TORONDOC
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/04/1927
Completed: 05/1927
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1299
Dimensions: 1927grt, 1151nrt, 252.8 x 43.4 x 17.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (15, 25 & 40 x 33ins), 92nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 149431
History:
05/1927 Paterson Steamships Ltd, Newcastle & Fort William, Ontario
21/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 21/05/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U69, 60 miles
west of Martinique at position 14.45N - 62.15W
On a voyage from St Thomas to Trinidad in ballast


Above photo as TORONDOC courtesy of Harold Keeping