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Name: TRELAWNY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/08/1927
Completed: 09/1927
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 546
Dimensions: 4689grt, 2876nrt, 406.0 x 54.7 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43.5 & 73 x 48ins), 470nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149899
History:
09/1927 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (Foster Hain & Read Ltd, managers), London
22/02/1941 Sank
Comments: 22/02/1941: Sunk by gunfire from SCHARNHORST & GNEISENAU
In position 600 miles east of Newfoundland. 1 member of the crew died, the rest taken prisoner


Photo copyright of A Duncan