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From: "Ted Finch" <>
Subject: Re: [MAR] SS Kumeric
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 14:33:55 +0100
Yes, she was briefly under Argentine registration between 1927 and 1929.
6,232 gross tons, length 460ft x beam 55.1ft, single screw, speed 12 knots.
Built 1906 by Russell & Co, Port Glasgow for Bank Line (A. Weir & Co),
Glasgow. 1st Dec.1926 struck while at anchor by s/s NORMANSTAR and beached
in Punta Indio Channel, River Plate on voyage India to River Plate,
refloated, docked at Buenos Aires and 22nd Dec.1926 sold for repairs.
1927 owned by T. G. Cerruti y Cia, Buenos Aires.
1929 sold to Guido Squassi, Genoa (T. G. Cerruti y Cia) renamed QUINTALMARE.
1932 Scrapped Italy while laid up at Genoa.
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Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2006 1:33 PM
Subject: [MAR] SS Kumeric
> I`m looking foe the specs and facts of the Andrew Weir`s SS KUMERIC.
> She was built in 1906 and wrecked in a collision in 1927, later refloated
> sold to Italy.
> Was she in the Argentine Reg? Owner?, specs, Etc.
> Any help will be appreciated.
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