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Name: WAR QUAIL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1918
Completed: 08/1918
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 249
Dimensions: 5225grt, 3179nrt, 400.2 x 52.3 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142624
History:
08/1918 The Shipping Controller (Federal SN Co Ltd), London
1919 Hain SS Co Ltd (E Hain & Son), St Ives; renamed TREVEAN
1931 Broken up
Comments: 25/02/1931: Stranded 8 miles east of Anatolia LH in the Bosphorus
On a voyage from Nicolaieff to Boston with a cargo of manganese ore
23/05/1931: Refloated
1931: Broken up at Trieste


Above photo as TREVEAN