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Name: BEEFORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/02/1894
Completed: 02/1894
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 678
Dimensions: 2659grt, 1722nrt, 303.0 x 43.1 x 19.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 38 & 64 x 42ins), 269nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 102936
History:
02/1894 Newton, Appleton & Co, Hull
1908 FC Svorono & E di Pollone, Mariupol; renamed PRODUGOL
1915 Imperial Russian Navy
1918 Government of Germany
1920 Anglo-Grecian Steam Trading Co Ltd (C Doresa & Co), London
1920 Renamed ERGINUS
1925 Eleftherios M Tricoglu, Andros; renamed ELEFTHERIOS M TRICOGLU
29/01/1926 Wrecked
Comments: 1915: Requisitioned by Imperial Russian Navy as Black Sea Transport N 54
1918: Under German control for part of the year
29/01/1926: Wrecked on Aranmore Island, County Donegal
On a voyage from Braila to Sligo with a cargo of maize