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Name: WEARWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1929
Completed: 01/01/1930
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 412
Dimensions: 4578grt, 2795nrt, 382.6 x 52.0 x 26.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 432nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160727
History:
01/01/1930 Joseph Constantine Steamship Line Ltd, Middlesbrough
1946 Basra Steam Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed HARROW
1950 Stallbergs Grufve A/B Ownery, Stockholm; renamed IDKERBERG
1957 JE Manne & Co, Gothenburg; renamed CARITA
1962 Sigalas & Platis Bros, Beirut; renamed MARGARITI
17/10/1967 Sank
Comments: 17/10/1967: Wrecked at Terschelling
On a voyage from Szczecin to Alexandria with a cargo of phosphate


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox