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Name: TREDINNICK
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1920
Completed: 02/1921
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 464
Dimensions: 4597grt, 2846nrt, 400.1 x 52.1 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 425nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142580
History:
02/1921 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
29/03/1942 Sank
Comments: 29/03/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by the Italian submarine PIETRO
CALVI in about 12N 43W on a voyage from New York via Table Bay to Bombay with government stores.


Above photo courtesy of Stuart Smith