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Name: ELFLAND
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/03/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 218
Dimensions: 4211grt, 2670nrt, 370.0 x 50.9 x 26.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 371nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136672
History:
05/1914 Fred Drughorn Ltd, London
1914 Dunlop Steamship Co Ltd (T Dunlop & Sons), Glasgow
1914 Renamed QUEEN ALEXANDRA
1919 Ampleforth Steamship Co Ltd (C Cravos), Cardiff
1920 Rhondda Merthyr Shipping Co Ltd (CJ Evans), Cardiff
1925 Geo D Gratsos, Ithaca; renamed TRITON
1936 Geo D Gratsos Sons, Ithaca
1938 Geo D Gratsos Co Ltd, Ithaca
1939 Francesco Galli fu G, Genoa; renamed MARIA ROSA
29/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 29/02/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U20, 4 miles from Cross Sand LV
On a voyage from Marseille to Hartlepool in ballast