SS Logician Harrison Line

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Date: 1928 to 1941
Location: [unknown]
Surnames/tags: Campbell Merchant_Navy
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SS Logician was a cargo ship

Owner: Harrison T. & J. Ltd. - Charente S.S. Co., Liverpool. It was when George Brown died in 1853, that the brothers, Thomas and James Harrison, took over the company. In 1871 the Charente Steamship Company was established to take on the ownership of the ships with the brothers as managers. The company owned over 70 ships before WWI, of which 27 were lost during WWI. They lost 30 out of 46 ships in WWII.

Builder: Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead

Engine by: Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead 1 x 3-cyl. triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, machinery aft power: 524 n.h.p. speed: 13 knots propulsion: Steam

date built: 1928 Tonnage: 5993

Dimensions: 132.2 x 16.6 x 9.3 m material: steel yard no.: 934

Call sign: LBVG

date losted 25/05/1941

Cause Air raid at Suda Bay Crete

Casualties: 6

Joseph Campbell aged 23 Fireman and Trimmer Campbell-34697

Frances Connor aged 65 Donkeyman Connor-2725

Kenneth Josse aged 16 Deck Hand Josse-46

James Rawlinson aged 18 Boy Rawlinson-557

Henry Evan Rees aged 20 Fireman and Trimmer Rees-2574

Thomas Henry Reeves aged 56 Reeves-7157

Also Note

One of the survivors Timmy McCoy wrote this song published in the 1960s

Sung by Phil Brady and the Ranchers "An American Sailor at the Cavern"


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