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Name: TREMATON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/07/1914
Completed: 09/1914
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 443
Dimensions: 4198grt, 2667nrt, 370.2 x 51.6 x 25.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 386nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133220
History:
09/1914 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
20/01/1916 Sank
Comments: 20/01/1916: Sank after being captured and shelled by U-Boat U35 when
180 miles E by S of Malta (35.24N 18/09E) on a voyage from Karachi
to London with a cargo of grain.