british SS Mervyn ? [+1939]
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nationality british
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1924
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weight (tons) 3408  grt
dimensions 102.7 x 14.6 x 6.7 m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, 2 boilers, single shaft
power 322  n.h.p.
yard no. 321
about the loss
cause lost collision
date lost 01/11/1939  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
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Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
Martyn, Martyn & Co. - Mervyn S.S. Co., Newport (U. K.)
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depth (m.) 70 max. / 57 min. (m)
orientation 39°
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 Thompson Robert & Sons Ltd. (Robert Thompson Junior), Sunderland
Bridge Dockyard, Sunderland. - Robert Thompson opened his North Sands yard in 1846. His son, Robert, opened a yard at Southwick in 1854, while another son, Joseph Lowes, took over the yard at North Sands in 1860 and changed the company name to J. L. Thompson. Robert Thompson Jnr’s yard closed in 1933. J L Thompson’s yard was closed in 1979, although the fitting out quay was used by Doxford’s and Laing’s. St Peter’s Campus of Sunderland University now stands on the site.

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Clark George Ltd., Sunderland
George Clark of Southwick Engine Works, Crown Road, Southwick, Sunderland
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