Thalatta
1922-1948 General cargo

THALATTA 1922-1.jpg

Buildingyard: Burmeister & Wain's Maskin- og Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen

Built year: 1922

Yard no: 321

 

Tonnage: GRT: 5671/ NET: 3492/ TDW: 9563

Dims : LOA: 425,5/ BR: 55,2/ DR: 27,9ft

Machinery: Two 6-cyl by the shipbuilder

IHP: 3100

Speed: 11,5 knots

Passengers: 10

Photo: WW Fleetlist 150years

07.05.1922: Launched by Burmeister & Wain's Maskin- og Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen

29.07.1922: Completed. Price paid: 5.758.334,66NOK

05.07.1948: Went aground off Suvadiva Atoll, Maldive Islands. On voyage from Shanghai to Oslo with generl cargo. Cargo was discharged

                     into smaller vessels. One of the vessels, AQUA QUEEN, disappeared without trace in the Indian Ocean. The vessel was believed to have

                     been taken by local pirates.

26.10.1948: Refloated by salvagecompany Switzer, Denmark

09.11.1948: Arrived at Colombo. Examination shows that vessel was beyond economical repair.

20.041949: Declared CTL

31.07.1949: Sold by insurance underwriters to A. Ebrahim & Co., Bombay for scrapping

00.11.1949: Demolition began at Darukhana, Bombay