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Name: TREFUSIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/09/1961
Completed: 12/1961
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 609
Dimensions: 10028grt, 5581nrt, 508.3 x 65.3 x 40.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, Sulzer type, 2SCSA, 5cyl (760 x 1550mm), 7500bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 302856
History:
12/1961 Hain SS Co Ltd, London
01/10/1965 Hain-Nourse Ltd, London
01/10/1971 Managers P&O General Cargo Division
11/05/1972 Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Company, London
17/07/1975 Renamed STRATHTEVIOT
19/01/1978 Kodros Shipping Corporation, Piraeus; renamed EVIA
1993 Renamed HORIZON for delivery to breakers
1993 Broken up
Comments: 23/09/1980: Detained at Basrah during hostilities
1993: Broken up at Gadani Beach, arrived 09/1993


Above photo copyright of M Downes

Above photos copyright of Stuart Smith

Above photo as STRATHTEVIOT courtesy of Richard Cox