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Name: CHELSEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/09/1925
Completed: 11/1925
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 389
Dimensions: 4804grt, 3032nrt, 396.1 x 52.8 x 27.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 390nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149027
History:
11/1925 Sea Steamship Co Ltd (Wm Brown, Atkinson & Co Ltd), Hull
30/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 30/08/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U32 at 58.48N 06.49W
On a voyage from Montreal to Methil & London with a cargo of maize


Above photo copyright of City of Vancouver Archives, Walter E Frost Collection