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Name: ERRINGTON COURT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/06/1909
Completed: 08/1909
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 162
Dimensions: 4461grt, 2782nrt, 380.0 x 52.3 x 25.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 427nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129030
History:
08/1909 Haldinstein & Co Ltd, London
1915 Company restyled Haldin & Co Ltd, London
1919 Leeson Shipping Co Ltd, Cardiff; renamed BOURNEMOUTH
1930 P Georgilis & A Cosmas, Greece; renamed DESPINA
1938 GE Marden (Wheelock & Co Ltd, managers) Shanghai; renamed DESLOCK
08/12/1941 Government of Japan; renamed UZAN MARU
02/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 07/06/1917: Mined in Mediterranean but beached and repaired
08/12/1941: Siezed by the Japanes Government whilst off China
02/05/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by USS Trout off coast of Honshu


Photo as ERRINGTON COURT courtesy of Clive Ketley

Photo as BOURNEMOUTH courtesy of George Robinson