greek Embiricos G. M. & Sons - Embiricos S. G. SS Ellin [+1940]
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nationality greek
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1938
weight (tons) 4917  grt
dimensions 127.2 x 17.2 x 7.3 m
engine 3 cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 2912 nrt
power 414  n.h.p.
yard no. 278
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cause lost torpedo
date lost 18/02/1940  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Bartram & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
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Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Middlesbrough
Embiricos G. M. & Sons - Embiricos S. G., Andros
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depth (m.) 1900 max. / -- min. (m)
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Allen Tony10/10/2007Ellin SS was a Greek Steam Freighter built in 1938 and of 4,917 tons. She was owned by EMBIRICOS LTD, S. G. EMBIRICOS.

On the 18th February 1940 she was on route from CARDIFF for PIRAEUS when she was torpedoed by U-37 and sunk 25 miles NW CAP FINISTERRE. All the crew were saved.
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About Owners
Embiricos G. M. & Sons - Embiricos S. G., Andros

Offices in Andros, Athens and Cardiff
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 Bartram & Sons Ltd., Sunderland
The 'Bartram' shipbuilding business was started in 1837 at Hylton by George Bartram. Later he formed a partnership George Bartram & John Lister which lasted till 1854. Following the partnership dissolution, George Bartram was on his own at Hylton, trading as 'George Bartram & Sons'.

George Bartram............. 1837 to 18?? (South Hylton)
Bartram & Lister ............ 18?? to 1854 (South Hylton)
George Bartram & Sons. 1854 to 1871 (South Hylton)
Bertram, Haswell & Co... 1871 to 1894 (South Dock)
Bartram & Sons Ltd........ 1894 to 1967 (South Dock)

George Bartram opened his yard at Hylton in 1837. The business moved to South Dock in 1871, and was the only firm to launch ships directly into the North Sea. The company was taken over by Austin & Pickersgill in 1967. The yard closed in 1978.

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Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Middlesbrough
Richardsons, Westgarth Co of Low Street, Sunderland were marine engineers in Hartlepool 1900 – 1982 --- Hartlepool Engine Works, Hartlepool; Commercial Street, Middlesbrough; Scotia Engine Works, Sunderland
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