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Name: WAR ANEMONE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/10/1917
Completed: 01/1918
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 247
Dimensions: 5222grt, 3237nrt, 400.2 x 52.3 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142279
History:
01/1918 Shipping Controller (Philipps, Phillips & Co Ltd, managers), London
1919 Soc Commerciale Italiana di Nav, Genoa
1919 Nav Generale Italiana, Genoa; renamed STROMBOLI
1927 Barr Shipping Co Ltd (Barr, Crombie & Co Ltd, managers), Glasgow
1927 Renamed BARRGROVE
1941 Reardon Smith Line Ltd (Sir W Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd, managers), Glasgow
1944 Leeds Shipping Co Ltd (Sir W Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd, managers), Glasgow
1947 Cia de Nav Glaucos SA, Panama; renamed GAROUFALIA
14/06/1951 Wrecked
Comments: 14/06/1951: Wrecked N of Cape Yatou, Siaukungtau, China in position 36.13N - 120.44E
On a voyage from Japan to Tsingtao in ballast


Above photo as BARRGROVE courtesy of Richard Cox

Above details courtesy of James Smith