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Tatem Line Ships (2)

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Monkleigh

Monkleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Tatem Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Builders Robert Thompson & Sons Ltd
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 328
Registry UK
Official Number 149956
Call Sign KWST
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,203
Net Tonnage 3,105
Length 420.7 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 55.3 Ft.
Depth 25.7 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 27", 45" and 75" and stroke 51"
Engine Works Sunderland
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 180 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 570 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 10

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
26 October 1927 Launched
December 1927 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Change of ownership to Atlantic Shippping & Trading Co. Ltd. in 1944, change of ownership to Dolphin Steamship Co. Ltd. and name to Ionian Sea in 1949, change of ownership to Attica Shipping Co. Ltd. and name to Attica in 1951. She was taken for breaking up at Hong Kong in the 3rd quarter of 1960.

Northleigh

Northleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators W.J. Tatem
Builders William Pickersgill & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 237
Registry UK
Official Number 165573
Call Sign GBBN
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,450
Net Tonnage 3,207
Length 430.1 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 56.2 Ft.
Depth 26.8 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 24", 40" and 69" and stroke 18"
Engine Works Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 single-ended boilers and an auxiliary single-ended boiler operating at 220 psi.
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 502 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 11

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
10 June 1937 Launched
September 1937 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Wrecked
Service History Information Change of owner to China Engineers and name to China Fir in 1956. She was wrecked on the West side of Tung Lung Island approximately 4 nautical miles South-East of Lyemun Pass, Hong Kong on 18 April 1961.

Umberleigh

Umberleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Tatem Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Builders William Gray & Co Ltd
Yard West Hartlepool
Country UK
Yard 992
Registry UK
Official Number 149912
Call Sign KWNJ
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 4,950
Net Tonnage 2,919
Length 400 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 54.2 Ft.
Depth 25.7 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 25", 42" and 70" with stroke 48"
Engine Works West Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 200 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 501 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) 12

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
29 August 1927 Launched
October 1927 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken up
Service History Information Change of owner to Atlantic Shipping and Trading Col Ltd in 1944, to Bayswater Shipping Co. and name to Bayswater in 1946, to Pandelis D. Pateras and name to Kyvernitis in 1947, to Cia Maritima Mariato SA and name to Nicolas II in 1954 and to Phoebus D. Kyprianou and name to Dimos in 1958. She went for breaking up at Komura on 3 July 1960.

Winkleigh (1927)

Winkleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Tatem Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
Builders William Pickersgill & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 218
Registry UK
Official Number 149898
Call Sign KWMG
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,055
Net Tonnage 3,005
Length 403 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 55.4 Ft.
Depth 25.8 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 27", 45" and 75" and stroke 51".
Engine Works Sunderland
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 402 NHP
Maximum Speed (knots) N/K

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
16 August 1927 Launched
September 1927 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew 36 at time of sinking.
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information She was stopped by German submarine U-48 by a shot across the bows on 8 September 1939 at position 48° 06'N, 18° 12'W. After the crew had abandoned ship, Winkleigh was sunk by torpedo. The crew were rescued by the Dutch liner Statendam and landed in New York. She had been en route from Vancouver to Manchester with a cargo of grain and lumber.

Winkleigh (1940)

Winkleigh

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Registered owners, managers and operators W.J. Tatem
Builders William Pickersgill & Sons
Yard Southwick, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard 242
Registry UK
Official Number 167425
Call Sign GCSG
Classification Society N/K
Gross Tonnage 5,468
Net Tonnage 3,209
Length 430.2 Ft.
Overall Length N/K
Breadth 56.2 Ft.
Depth 26.8 Ft.
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 24", 39" and 69" with stroke 48"
Engine Works Hartlepool
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 single-ended boilers and one auxiliary single-ended boiler operating at 220 psi.
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 528 MN
Maximum Speed (knots) 9

Additional Construction Information

Career Highlights

Date Event
24 February 1940 Launched
May 1940 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken up
Service History Information Change of ownership to Saint Anthony Shipping Co. Ltd and name to St. Anthony 1960. She was taken for breaking to Aguilar y Peris at Valencia on 20 February 1966.