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Kingswood

Kingswood was built by Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd, Howden and delivered in 1929 to Joseph Constantine Steamship Line Ltd, Middlesbrough.

The photo is courtesy of Richard Cox. For further details see Tyne Built Ships website

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IMO/ID 1160723 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 123.6 x 16.4 mtr.
Built in 1929 Northumberland Shipbuilding Co (1927) Ltd Howdon-on-Tyne United Kingdom as " KINGSWOOD " for Joseph Constantine Steamship Line Ltd Middlesbrough United Kingdom.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.055 / 3.062 / -.---.
Machinery : Triple Steam Engine (24.5, 40.5 & 68 Stroke 45ins) - 520 nhp by North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd Wallsend United Kingdom.

1931: Low pressure turbine added to the engine
17/12/1943: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U515 in 05.57N – 01.43E On a voyage from Forcados and Lagos to the UK with groundnuts and cotton.




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