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Name: TREGLISSON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/09/1912
Completed: 11/1912
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 429
Dimensions: 4265grt, 2737nrt, 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: 133213
History:
11/1912 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1914 Imperial German Navy
10/1918 Renamed GEESTEMÜNDE
01/1919 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives; renamed TREGLISSON
1934 Neptun Sea Navigation Co (B Burger), Budapest; renamed NYUGAT
1941 Soc Anon Maritime et Commerciale, Panama
1941 Dutch Government; renamed LIRAN
02/03/1942 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Detained at Bremen while discharging grain from Taganrog
1914: Requisition as a transport by the Imperial German Navy
10/1918: Intended conversion to minesweeping tender
13/04/1941: Intercepted by Dutch sloop KORTENAER in the Timor Sea (11.20S – 123.40E)
02/03/1942: Sank by being scuttled by Dutch navy at Sourabaya.


Above photo as TREGLISSON copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as NYUGAT courtesy of József Horváth

Source: Hungarian Shipregister; www.hajoregiszter.hu