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Name: TRELYON
Type: Cargo Ship, B class
Launched: 12/06/1919
Completed: 08/1919
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 11
Dimensions: 5294grt, 3232nrt, 400.0 x 52.4 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 513nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142571
History:
08/1919 Hain Steamship Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1938 Rickmers Rhederei AG, Hamburg; renamed HANS RICKMERS
30/11/1942 Beached and shelled
Comments: 1919: Laid down for the Shipping Controller as WAR PLOVER
30/11/1942: Beached after being mined off Petsamo and destroyed by Russian field artillery.


Above photo copyright of A Duncan

Above photo courtesy of Stuart Smith