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Category:Macedonia (ship, 1900)

English: The steamship Macedonia was built in 1900 by C.S. Swan & Hunter Ltd, Wallsend for AC de Freitas & Co (one of 14 ships of the de Freitas Fleet bought by Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft, Hamburg). In 1915, seized by Great Britain and run by Shipping Controller as the Polgowan. Became 1917 under management of AW Pickard & Co, London. 27 May 1919 whilst lying at Freemantle and carrying explosives, she caught fire aft and was saved by the efforts of some of her crew to get the fire under control[1]. 1922 bought by Const.D.Calafatis and renamed Meropi under Greek registry. 1928 sold to Geo. Christos Lemos & Michael A Georgilis and renamed Triaina under Greek registry. 1933 ran aground at Cape Papas when bound for Theodosia with a cargo of wheat and was refloated. 1936 sold for scrap and broken up in 1937 at Dalmuir by WH Arnott Young & Co Ltd.[2]

Names:

  • Macedonia (1900 - 1915)
  • Polgowan (1915 - 1922)
  • Meropi (1922 - 1928)
  • Triaina (1928 - 1937)

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