Tana

1921 General cargo (steam)

Buildingyard: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd., Jarrow

Built year: 1921

Yard no: 917

 

Tonnage: GRT: 5535/ NET: 3448/ TDW: 8153

Dims: LOA: 380,4/ BR: 52,2/ DR: 33.6ft

 

Machinery 1921-1928: 2 steamturbines by shipbuilder. BHP/ IHP: 2500

Machinery 1928-1946: 2 steamturbines by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Ltd.,

                                        Newcastle. BHP/ IHP: 2500

Speed: 11,00 knots

Passengers: 6

Photo: Unknown

WILH. WILHELMSEN's first steam turbine vessel

 

24.03.1921: Launched 

10.10.1921: Completed. Price paid: NOK 1.403.998,39

04.07.1941: Taken over at Safi by the Vichy French whilst on voyage from Liverpool to Panama. Renamed STE. SIMONE

00.11.1942: Taken over by the Germans. Renamed TANA

24.05.1943: Sunk by an Allied airattack off Olbia, Sardinia. Later raised for purpose of salvage.

10.12.1946: Founderd in pos 41.20N, 1057E . Bound for Genoa in tow

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