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Name: TREGARTHEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/02/1904
Completed: 03/1904
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 375
Dimensions: 2171grt, 1376nrt, 289.0 x 43.0 x 20.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 60 x 39ins), 239nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115647
History:
03/1904 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1911 Delmas Frères, La Rochelle; renamed FRANK DELMAS
1920 Cie Delmas frères & Vieljeux, La Rochelle
1933 John D Chandris, Piraeus; renamed MARI CHANDRIS
1936 Rederi A/B Snabb (Algot Johansson), Mariehamn; renamed SNABB
03/06/1940 Sank
Comments: 03/06/1940: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U37 when
300 miles off Cape Finisterre on a voyage from Greenock to Dakar


Above photo as SNABB courtesy of Photoship