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Name: USWORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/07/1910
Completed: 10/1910
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 415
Dimensions: 2995grt, 2061nrt, 321.4 x 48.0 x 21.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 64 x 42ins), 308nrt
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129124
History:
10/1910 Gordon Steamship Co Ltd, London
1919 Pencisely SS Co Ltd (Hopkins, Saunders & Co), Cardiff; renamed PENCISELY
1922 Sakai Shoten KK, Kobe; renamed SHOGEN MARU
1931 Sakai Hideji, Kobe
1935 Sakai Shoichi, Kobe
1936 Sakai Shoten KK, Kobe
1938 Name rendered as SYOGEN MARU
06/09/1943 Sank
Comments: 06/09/1943: Sank after being torpedoed by submarine USS HALIBUT in
42.13N – 142.16E, 50 miles WNW of Erimo Saki, Hokkaido