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Name Official number Flag IMO
INDUS  167392  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  28/11/1939  01/02/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   427 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5187 grt / 3041 nrt / 431.5 ft  55.2 ft  25.6 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
M3cyl Doxford type, 387nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Nourse Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
02/05/1940 requisitioned for Liner Division, employed for periods as a Mechanical Transport Ship 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Gunfire 20/07/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by German raider THOR when 1800 miles west of Fremantle, 26.44S - 82.50E on passage Safaga and Colombo to Fremantle in ballast. 
 

 



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