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Name: VAN HOGENDORP
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/03/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 953
Dimensions: 3298grt, 2005nrt, 331.2 x 45.2 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23,38 & 63 x 39ins), 435nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1914 Wambersie & Zoon, Rotterdam
1917 Sarnia Steamship Corp, New York; renamed TANAMO
1919 Atlantic Fruit Co, New York
1923 Cuyamel Fruit Co, New York
1924 Cuyamel Fruit Co, Puerto Cortes; renamed LEMPIRA
1929 Mayan Steamship Corp, Puerto Cortes
1934 United Fruit Steamship Corp, New York; renamed TANAMO
1940 Mayan Steamship Corp, Tela, Honduras
1943 Empresa Hondurena de Vapores, Tela, Honduras
1946 Maritime Transport & Trading Co SA, Tela, Honduras; renamed SAMARIA
1949 CA Transportes Panamericanos, Panama City
10/1951 Broken up
Comments: 08/1918 to 04/1919: Requisitioned by the US Navy
02/02/1951: Capsized at Genoa and broken up there 10/1951


Photo courtesy of US Navy