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Name: LYNTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/07/1881
Completed: 08/1881
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 172
Dimensions: 1235grt, 710nrt, 240.4 x 33.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 132nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83908
History:
12/08/1881 Chapman & Miller, Newcastle
1899 Rederi A/B Valkyrian (CG Wickberg & Sons), Sundsvall; renamed VALKYRIAN
1906 Manager became VE Nilson
1911 Manager became EA Enhorning
1932 Motala Rederi A/B (EA Enhorning), Sundsvall
1934 Klas A Andersson, Karlskrona
1939 Rederi A/B Strim (Sven SalÚn), Stockholm; renamed JOHANNA
1948 Cia Naviera Minories SA, Panama (Johannes Coobas); renamed HERMES
17/12/1957 Broken up
Comments: 17/12/1957: Arrived at Hamburg to be broken up
1958: Broken up by Eisen u Metall KG Lehr & Co


Above photo as LYNTON is courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as VALKYRIAN is copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as JOHANNA is copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as JOHANNA is copyright of the Robert Boman Collection

Above photo as Hermes is copyright of the Robert Boman Collection