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Name: TIRRENO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/11/1913
Completed: 02/1914
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 213
Dimensions: 4285grt, 2633nrt, 400.0 x 53.0 x 23.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 433nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
02/1914 Soc Anon di Nav a Vap “Lussino”, Lussinpiccolo
1933 SA Vapore “Assunta de Gregori” (Gregori & Schiaffino), Genoa
1933 Renamed ASSUNTA DE GREGORI
1936 SA di Nav “Assunta de Gregori”, Genoa
19/04/1942 Sank
Comments: 19/04/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by British submarine HMS UMBRA
near Kerkennah Island, 34.55N – 11.42E


Photo as TIRRENO