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Name: CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/05/1922
Completed: 07/1922
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1187
Dimensions: 1689grt, 987nrt, 250.0 x 43.1 x 16.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26.5 & 44 x 30ins), 106nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 146589
History:
07/1922 Ontario Transportation & Pulp Co Ltd, London
1924 Chicago Tribune Transportation Co Ltd, London
1929 Quebec & Ontario Transportation Co Ltd, Montreal
1933 Renamed THOROLD
1940 Ministry of Shipping (RS Dalgleish), London
22/08/1940 Sank
Comments: 22/08/1940: Sank after being bombed by German aircraft when 2.5 miles
South of The Smalls on a voyage from Cardiff to London with coal


Above photo as CHICAGO TRIBUNE copyright of JH Bascom