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Name: TREWIDDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/02/1960
Completed: 06/1960
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 604
Dimensions: 8797grt, 4800nrt, 488.0 x 63.3 x 39.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 4cyl (700 x 2320mm), 4800bhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 301146
History:
06/1960 Hain SS Co Ltd, London
01/10/1965 Hain-Nourse Ltd, London
01/10/1971 Managers P&O General Cargo Division
11/05/1972 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
18/06/1975 Epiktetos Shipping Co Ltd, Limassol; renamed SARINA I
1979 Broken up
Comments: 06/06/1978: Disabled with engine damage off Somalia 08.31N 50.43E on a
voyage from Aqaba to Tanzania with a cargo of bulk phosphate
26/06/1978: Arrived at Tanga under tow, sold for breaking
1979: Broken up at Kaohsiung, arrived 11/12/1979


Above photo copyright of M Downes

Above photos copyright Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as SARINA I copyright of Michael Green