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Strathearn - (1920-1924)
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The Strathearn was purchased by Anglo-American Oil Company in 1920 and four years later was disposed of to P.C. & G.C.
Lemos who renamed her Constantinos. A year later she became Kostantis Lemos and shortly afterwards Danaos. In 1939
she moved from the Greek flag to Italy and became the Moscardin of the Soc. di Nav. "Polena", Genoa. She was put in the
coal trade from Newcastle to Italy and when Italy entered the war on 10th June, 1940, was at Newcastle. She quickly put to
sea but was stopped and escorted to Methil on llth June. The Moscardin was officially seized on 27th June and handed over
to the Ministry of War Transport for service as the Empire Gunner. On 7th September, 1941, she was in St Georges Channel
on a voyage from Pepel (Freetown) to the Tees with iron ore when she was bombed and sunk in position 52.08 N / 05.18 W.
The Miramar Ship Index for "STRATHEARN"
1925 CONSTANTINOS - 1925 KOSTANTIS LEMOS - 1931 DANAOS -
1939 MOSCARDIN - 1940 EMPIRE GUNNER
Bombed 52.08 N / 5.18 W on 06.08.1941 & sank 52.09 N / 5.16 W on 07.09.1941.