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Name: TREWIDDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/1917
Completed: 09/1917
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 454
Dimensions: 4381grt, 2759nrt, 400.0 x 52.1 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 416nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137867
History:
09/1917 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives
1937 Prekomorska Plovidba DD, Susak; renamed KUPA
15/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 15/05/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U156 in 14.50N 52.20W
On a voyage from New York via Table Bay to Alexandria with a cargo of
trucks, aircraft parts and drummed petrol.