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Name Official number Flag IMO
NARDANA  141920  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  09/08/1919  23/09/1919 
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 / 10680dwt 449.5 ft  58.2 ft  37.1 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl (26½”, 44” & 73” x 48”) 752nhp 7000ihp 16½kn, 2-screw.

1929 additionally fitted with two low-pressure exhaust steam turbines with DR gearing and hydraulic coupling. Made by Swan Hunter, Newcastle.
1300nhp 8700ihp 18kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London - mng Lord Inchcape  Glasgow  18/09/1919 
Other names
WAR SYBIL (launched) 
Subsequent owner and registration history
20/10/1939 mng Alexander Shaw
23/11/1940 mng Sir William Crawford Currie  
Vessel history
Launched as WAR SYBIL for the Shipping Controller, London, (Cayzer, Irvine & Company Ltd, managers)
10/1929 fitted with turbines; 7974grt 4784nrt.
1929-1939 company cadet ship 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 08/03/1941 
Disposal Detail
08/03/1941 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; 108 survivors picked up from boats by a destroyer and taken to Gibraltar 
 

 



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