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Name: TREGURNO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1911
Completed: 01/06/1911
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 419
Dimensions: 4181grt, 2650nrt, 363.0 x 51.1 x 26.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 382nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 122660
History:
01/06/1911 Hain Steamship Co Ltd, St Ives
1930 CD Calafatis, Syra; renamed MEROPI
1932 Andreas Pappas, Syra
15/02/1942 Sank
Comments: 15/02/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U566 50 miles SE of Halifax, Nova Scotia
On a voyage from the Tyne to Halifax, Nova Scotia


Photo as MEROPI courtesy of Richard Cox