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Name Official number Flag IMO
NANKIN  131857  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1912  18/05/1912  02/07/1912 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   320 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6846 grt /  / 449.7 ft  52.0 ft     
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2x Q4cyl. 19, 27, 38.75, 54 - 38in, 628nhp, 14kn. 2-Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, Greenock   Greenock   
Other names
1942 LEUTHEN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1931 Eastern & Australian Steamship Co. Ltd., Greenock
1942 Deutsches Reich - Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg 
Vessel history
07/1912 in service.
10/05/1942 captured by the Raider THOR in the Indian Ocean in 26.43S - 89.56E on passage Melbourne for Bombay and sent to Japan. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Burned 30/11/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk at Yokohama after burning out when the German naval tanker UCKERMARK exploded. 
 

 



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