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Name: TREGARTHEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1913
Completed: 06/1913
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 434
Dimensions: 4263grt, 2722nrt, 369.9 x 51.1 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 385nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133218
History:
06/1913 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1933 Neptun Sea Navigation Co Ltd (B Burger), Budapest; renamed KELET
19/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 19/08/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat UA in about 50N – 22W
On a voyage from Port Talbot to Tampa in ballast


Above photo as KELET courtesy of József Horváth

Source: Hungarian Shipregister; www.hajoregiszter.hu