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Name Official number Flag IMO
SPEYBANK  148902  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1926  25/02/1926  20/04/1926 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Govan   686 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5154 grt / 3154 nrt / 420.3 ft  53.9 ft  26.5 ft   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
M 2 x 6cyl 4SCSA (630x960mm), 717nhp, 2 screws 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bank Line Ltd. - A. Weir & Co., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1941 Deutsches Reich - D.D.G. 'Hansa' 
Vessel history

31/01/1941 captured by German auxiliary cruiser ATLANTIS  in 03.00S - 51.45E and taken to Bordeaux by a prize crew.

Converted to an auxiliary minelayer and blockade runner, operated by Kriegsmarine

End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 03/03/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed in error by U.43 in 29.15S - 34.50W on passage from Japan, Singapore and Djakarta to Europe with rubber and vegetable oil. 


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