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Name: CERINTHUS
Type: Tanker
Launched: 23/08/1930
Completed: 09/1930
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 577
Dimensions: 3878grt, 2318nrt, 336.0 x 48.8 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33, & 55 x 39ins), 385nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162481
History:
10/1930 Hadley Shipping Co Ltd, London
09/11/1942 Sank
Comments: 09/11/1942: Sank after being shelled and torpedoed by U-Boat U128 in
12.27N - 27.45W on a voyage from London via Oban to Freetown in ballast