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Hullgate

Built 1944 at Goole as Empire Facet,Hullgate 1946,Agios Nectarios 1962,Caught fire and sank,outside Patras 18/03/63.

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EMPIRE FACET (CHANT/FABRIC 38) ON. 180368 MBKT

Oil engine 2SCSA 6Cyl - 275bhp by Petters Ltd, Loughborough.

4.11.1944: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd No. 431) for Ministry of War Transport (Craggs & Jenkin Ltd, Hull, managers) as Empire Facet . 12.1944: Completed. 1946: Sold to Craggs & Jenkin Ltd, Hull and transferred to Hull Gates Shipping Co Ltd, Hull (Craggs & Jenkin Ltd, Hull, managers). Renamed HULLGATE. 1962: Sold to Dendrinos & Varouchas, Piraeus. Renamed Agios Nektarios. 1962: Sold to Th. D. Athanassiades, Piraeus. 18.3.1963: Caught fire whilst on passage Piraeus-Trieste with cotton and foundered off Patras when under tow by Yugoslavian LASTOVO (1039grt/1922).
 

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