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Name: TROPEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/10/1905
Completed: 12/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 765
Dimensions: 4671grt, 3052nrt, 400.0 x 52.0 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 75 x 48ins), 494nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120908
History:
1905 SS Cairngorm Co Ltd (EC Thin), Liverpool
1916 The Bay SS Co Ltd, London; renamed BAYROPEA
26/01/1917 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1917: Sank at Arkhangelsk after cargo of ammunition exploded
Arrived at Arkhangelsk from Cardiff.