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Name: TREBARTHA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/08/1920
Completed: 01/12/1920
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 463
Dimensions: 4597grt, 2847nrt, 400.1 x 52.1 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 425nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142579
History:
01/12/1920 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (Foster, Hain & Read Ltd, managers), St Ives
11/11/1940 Stranded
Comments: 11/11/1940: Bombed by German aircraft off Aberdeen.
On fire forward so was run ashore in Cove Bay, Kincardineshire, 3 miles south of Aberdeen
She broke in two & became a total loss. Four crew members were killed.
On a voyage from London to Philadelphia in ballast.


Above photo copyright of the City of Vancouver Archives, Walter Frost collection

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Stuart Smith