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Name Official number Flag IMO
WAR CATERAN  142660  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  03/09/1918   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tanker Oil  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  388 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5261 grt / 3427 nrt / 400.9 ft  52.3 ft  28.5 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
T3Cyl. (27, 44 & 73 - 49)in. 180lb. 490nhp 1-screw.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Shipping Controller, London - Gow, Harrison & Co., Glasgow.  London   
Other names
1919 SIERENTZ - 1933 HELEN MOLLER 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1919 Louis Dreyfus & Cie., Dunkerque
1933 Lindsay B Moller- Moller & Co, Shanghai (GBR flag)
1933 reg London
1935 N. E. A. Moller - same managers
1936 reg Shanghai
1937 Moller Line Ltd. - Mollers Ltd, Shanghai.
 
Vessel history
Fitted with cylindrical tanks
1919 converted to a dry cargo ship: 5259grt 3527nrt

1943 chartered via Ministry of War Transport by Australian government 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Torpedoed 05/06/1944 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and sunk by U-183 400nm south-west of Colombo, in 04.28S - 74.45E on passage Colombo for Fremantle in ballast. 
 

 



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