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Name Official number Flag IMO
NARDANA  141920  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  09/08/1919   
Vessel type Vessel description
Refrigerated Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  565 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7951 grt / 4968 nrt / 449.5 ft  58.2 ft  37.1 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xT3cyl (26½”, 44” & 73” x 48”) 752 NHP 7000 IHP
1929: Additionally fitted with two low pressure exhaust steam turbines with DR gearing and Hydraulic coupling. Built by Swan Hunter, Newcastle.
NHP now 1300, IHP now 8700 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London - Lord Inchcape, manager.  Glasgow  18/09/1919 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
20/10/1939 Alexander Shaw designated manager
23/11/1940 Sir William Crawford Currie designated manager 
Vessel history
Launched as WAR SYBIL for the Shipping Controller, London, (Cayzer, Irvine & Company Ltd., managers).
1929 Fitted with turbines 
Remarks
Lloyd’s Confidential Index 1919 lists WAR SYBIL as under Cayzer, Irvine management but vessel was completed as NARDANA.
10/1929 Tonnage altered 7974 grt 4784 nrt. 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 08/03/1941 
Disposal Detail
Whilst in convoy SL 67 on a voyage from Bombay and Cape Town to London was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine U124 in a position 20.61N., 20.32W., 600 miles north-west of the Cape Verde Islands. 19 crew lost and 108 survivors. 
 

 



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