Thermopylæ

1930 General cargo

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Buildingyard: Burmeister & Wain's Maskin- og Skibsbyggeri A/S., K.havn

Built year: 1930

Yard no: 569

Tonnage : GRT: 6655/ NET: 4088/ TDW: 10564

Dims: LOA: 461,4 BR: 60,6/ DR: 29,0ft

Machinery: 2 x 6-cyl by the shipbuilder driving twin srews

IHP: 7700    

Speed: 15,00knots

Passengers: 12

Photo: Unknown

05.04.1930: Launched

10,06.1930: Completed. Price paid: NOK 3.256.153,73

19.01.1942: Sunk by a convoy escort in pos 34.03N, 24.16E to avoid an explosion of her cargo of ammunition after been sat on fire by 

                     a german bombing south of Crete. She was on passage between Alexandria and Malta in convoy MW8A with military stores

                     and troops. The crewmembers were lost

Photo: Unknown

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