Tortugas
1923 General Cargo

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Buildingyard: Deutsche Werft A.G., Hamburg/ Germany

Built year: 1923

Yard no: 47

 

Tonnage : GRT: 4697/ NET: 2852/ TDW: 7019

Dims : LOA: 357,6/ BR: 51,2/ DR: 30,7ft

Machinery: 6-cyl by Algemeine Electicitäs Gesellschaft, Berlin

IHP: 2500

Speed: 11,00knots

Passengers: 12

Photo from WW's Fleetlist 150 years

30.08.1923: Launched as TORTUGAS

02.11.1923: Completed. Price paid: NOK 1.679.060,05

18.11.1942: Torpedoed and sunk east of Barbados. Pos 12.39N, 54.59W by German submarine U-67. Enroute from Calcutta and Table Bay to Trinidad

                     and the Clyde with general cargo