greek SS P. Margaronis (+1940)
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1913
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 4979  grt
dimensions 123.5 x 15.9 x 8.4 m
material steel
engine triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 3173 nrt
power 339  n.h.p.
speed 11  knots
yard no. 652
call sign
SVOW  
SVOW
about the loss
cause lost torpedo
date lost 09/03/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.30rank: 614
about people
builder
Russell & Co. Ltd., Greenock
engine by
Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
last owner
[1]Demetrius P. Margaronis, Athens
SS P. Margaronis (+1940)
period 1931 ~ 1940
call sign: 
SVOW
prev. owners
[2]Lamport & Holt Ltd. (W.J. Lamport & G. Holt, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.), Liverpool
SS Socrates
period 1913 ~ 1931
IMO/Off. no.: 135504
captain George Chandris
no. of crew 30
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 26/08/2006
last update Vleggeert Nico
last update 21/01/2014
 
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Allen Tony26/06/2007
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Allen Tony09/03/2009P. Margaronis SS was a Greek Cargo Steamer of 4.979 tons and built in 1913 for the Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co. Ltd (La,por) as the SOCRATES SS. In 1931 she was renamed P> MARGARONIS SS and owned by MICHALOS & CO LTD. DEMETRIUS P MARGARONIS. On the 9th March 1939 when on route from ANTWERP 06 MAR 40 for USA or CANADA in ballast she was torpedoed by U-28 and sunk. 30 crew missing.
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