Touraine
1925 General Cargo

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Buildingyard: Odense Staalskibsværft, Odense/ Denmark

Built year: 1925

Yard no: 18

 

Tonnage : GRT: 5811/ NET: 3579/ TDW: 9590

Dims : LOA: 435,9/ BR: 56,2/ DR: 27,8ft

Machinery: Two 8-cyl by Burmeister & Wain., København

IHP: 5100

Speed: 13,00knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: N/A

17.01.1925: Launched as TOURAINE

08.08.1925: Completed. Price paid: NOKO 3.744.531,13

07.10.1940: Torpedoed and sunk west of Bloody Foreland, Ireland. Pos 55.12N, 10.18W by German submarine U-59. Enroute from 

                     Glasgow to Sydney NSW, Australia in ballast. No los of life. All crewmember wnt in the lifeboats