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Name: WAR PENGUIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1918
Completed: 09/1918
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 210
Dimensions: 5242grt, 3217nrt, 400.1 x 52.3 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 369nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142665
History:
09/1918 The Shipping Controller (Turner, Brightman & Co), London
1919 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co Ltd (Lamport & Holt Ltd), Liverpool
1919 Renamed BERNINI
1933 Atlanticos SS Co Ltd, Panama; renamed MOUNT DIRFYS
1935 Managers Kulukundis Brothers, Piraeus (Greek flag)
26/12/1936 Wrecked
Comments: 26/12/1936: Wrecked on Frying Pan Shoals on a voyage from Travancore to
Wilmington NC with chrome ore