Triton

1930 General cargo

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Buildingyard: Kockums Mek. Verkstad A/B., Malmoe/ Sweden

Built year: 1930

Yard no: 164

Tonnage : GRT: 6607/ NET: 4045/ TDW: 10130

Dims: LOA: 461,9 BR: 60,6/ DR: 28,9ft

Machinery: 2 x 8-cyl by the shipbuilder

IHP: 7300    

Speed: 14,50knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: Unknown

26.03.1930: Launched

19.06.1930: Completed. Price paid: NOK 3.191.513,85

17.08.1942: Torpedoed and sunk NE of the Azores in pos 39.31N, 22.43W by the German submarine U-566. On passage from Sydney NSW and

                     Freetown to Belfast, Lough and Avonmouth with General cargo

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Photo: Australian War Memorial