greek SS Kerkyra (+1941)
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type passenger ship
propulsion steam
date built 1912
is nickname no
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1444  grt
dimensions 68.28 x 10.33 x 5.8 m
material steel
engine 2 3 cyl. triple expansion engines, 2 screws, 775 nrt
power 126  n.h.p.
speed 12  knots
yard no. 430
IMO/Off. no. 5603327
call sign
SVBU  
SVBU
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 23/04/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties 0
about people
builder
Mackie & Thomson & Co., Glasgow
engine by
Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
last owner
[1]Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus
SS Kerkyra (+1941)
period 1933 ~ 1941
IMO/Off. no.: 5603327
call sign: 
SVBU
prev. owners
[2]Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus
SS Ionion
period 1932 ~ 1933
IMO/Off. no.: 5603327
[3]Societa Anonima Di Navigazione A Vapore Puglia, Bari
SS Jonio
period 1912 ~ 1932
IMO/Off. no.: 5603327
captain Venios, Alexandros
no. of crew 40
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depth (m.)
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war grave
references
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk
updates
entered by Allen Tony
entered 15/08/2008
last update Siert Ingo
last update 06/01/2013
 
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Siert Ingo06/01/2013Sunk by 10 air bombs of German JU-87 Stuka's of Luftflotte 4 at Pounta, Salamis Island, Greece.
Allen Tony15/08/2008Kerkyra SS was a Greek Steam Passenger/Cargo Vessel of 1,444 tons built in 1912 by Mackie & Thomson, Govan, Yard No 430 for the Soc di Nav a Vap Puglia, Bari as the JONIO SS. In 1932 she was acquired by the Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus, Greece and renamed IONION. In 1933 she was renamed KERKYRA SS. On the 23rd April 1941 she was bombed in an air raid and sunk off Salamis.
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About Builders
 Mackie & Thomson & Co., Glasgow
The "Old Yard" lay unoccupied until it was acquired by Messrs. Mackie & Thomson in October 1888 and was called the Govan Shipbuilding Yard. Mackie & Thomson built over 300 hundred vessels at the "Old Yard" including two of the largest sailing barques ever built in Govan.
 
 
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