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KIRNWOOD

KIRNWOOD

KIRNWOOD

A 3,829 ton steam merchant built for Constantine shipping Co. Ltd., Middlesbrough and completed in 1928 by John Readhead and Sons Ltd., South Shields.
On 10 December 1941 she was sailing as part of Convoy SC-57 on voyage Albany-New York-Sydney-Ipswich with 5500 tons of much needed grain. S

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IMO/ID 1147794 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 111.7 x 16.0 mtr.
Built in 1928 by J Readhead & Sons Ltd West Yard South Shields Great Britain as " KIRNWOOD " for Joseph Constantine Steamship Line Ltd Middlesbrough Great Britain.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 3.741 / 2.272 / -.---.
Machinery : Triple Exp.Steam Engine (22.5, 37 & 61.5 Stroke 45ins) - 334 nhp.

1935 Lengthened & fitted with a maierform bow.

New tonnage : grt / nrt - 3829 / 2357.
New Dim : Lpp 118.7 mtr.

1941 sm/t (U-130) 56.57N/16.35W 10.12.41 (12*) [New York-Ipswich, grain]




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