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Name: CHEVINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/12/1911
Completed: 01/1912
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 424
Dimensions: 3876grt, 2447nrt, 367.3 x 53.9 x 22.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132669
History:
01/1912 Ilderton Steamship Co Ltd, London
1918 Peterborough Shipping Co Ltd, Hull
1919 Renamed BELLGLADE
1929 Bell Line Ltd, Hull
1932 Rethymnis & Kulukundis Ltd, Panama City; renamed MOUNT KITHERON
1935 Kulukundis Bros, Syra
1938 Kulukundis Shipping Co SA, Syra
25/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 25/01/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U754, 20 miles SW of St John's
On a voyage from Newport to St John's Newfoundland with a cargo of coal
12 crew died


Photo as CHEVINGTON courtesy of Richard Cox

Photo as BELLGLADE courtesy of Richard Cox