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Name: AUTOMEDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/12/1921
Completed: 03/1922
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 920
Dimensions: 7628grt, 4782nrt, 459.4 x 58.4 x 32.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 6000shp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147203
History:
03/1922 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
11/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1940: Sunk by German surface raider ATLANTIS 250 miles NW Sumatra


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Chris Howell

Above report is courtesy of Kevin Blair