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Name: EMPIRE HEAD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/05/1941
Completed: 10/1941
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 57
Dimensions: 489grt, 250nrt, 164.7 x 26.3 x 8.8ft
Engines: oil engine, Premier type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (10.5 x 13.5ins), 116nhp
Engines by: Crossley Bros Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 8.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165818
History:
10/1941 Ministry of War Transport
1945 J Wharton (Shipping) Ltd, Keadby; renamed BRENDONIA
1964 Nikolaos Dimitriadis & Co, Greece; renamed IFIGENIA
1973 Maninis Bros, Greece
1976 Samin Mohamet, Syria; renamed HAMZI
19/01/1983 Wrecked
Comments: 19/01/1983: Wrecked at Yumurtalik Bay, Turkey
Subsequently broken up


Above photo as BRENDONIA copyright of Kelvin Davies

Above photo as BRENDONIA copyright of BT Gemaat