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Name: TREWELLARD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/05/1914
Completed: 07/1914
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 442
Dimensions: 4202grt, 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: 133219
History:
07/1914 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1933 JD McLaren & Co (Shipping) Ltd, AA Callergis & NG Revelis, Piraeus
1933 Renamed SYLVA
1937 Ch N Pateras & Co, Piraeus; renamed VICTORIA
30/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 30/10/1940: Sank after being bombed and torpedoed by German aircraft in
54.47N 13.32W on a voyage from Durban to Belfast with sugar.


Above photo copyright of the K Ingram Collection