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Name: BERNICIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1923
Completed: 06/1923
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 531
Dimensions: 1978grt, 862nrt, 282.3 x 40.1 x 16.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43.5 & 73 x 48ins), 547nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 145530
History:
12/1922 Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1934 Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus; renamed IONIA
1939 Hellenic Mediterranean Lines Co Ltd, Piraeus
14/12/1944 Wrecked
Comments: 14/12/1944: Wrecked at Arcaki Islet, near Skiathos
On a voyage from Salonica to Piraeus with passengers


Above photo as BERNICIA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BERNICIA courtesy of Photoship