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Yard No. 629

Yard Number 629 was named EL ARGENTINO when launched on Wednesday 11/01/1928 by Fairfield Govan for Houlder Brothers

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1928
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 9501 grt
Length: 431 feet
Breadth: 64 feet
Draught: 35 feet

Owner History:
Houlder Brothers

Her main engines were built by the shipbuilder , she was powered by Fairfield/Sulzer oil engins 2SCSA 6cy

Her final day was on 26/07/1943 when she was sunk by bombing

Additional Information: Bombed and sunk by German aircraft north west of Lisbon in position 39.50N 13.36W whilst in convoy OS 52KM on passage from Glasgow to Montevideo in ballast. 4 lost.

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