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Name: DAKSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/01/1911
Completed: 03/1911
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 417
Dimensions: 4140grt, 2659nrt, 372.0 x 51.5 x 25.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 398nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
03/1911 Navigazione a Vap Unione, Ragusa
1915 Italian Government (Ferrovie dello Stato), Naples
1916 Renamed SANTA ROSA
1923 Dubrovacka Parobrodska Plovidba, Dubrovnik; renamed DAKSA
01/1930 Sank
Comments: 08/1914 at Gibraltar, granted ‘delay of grace’, arrived Genoa
23/05/1915: Seized by Italy at Genoa.
26/01/1930: Reported by wireless in distress in 42.30N – 09.35W on a voyage
from La Goulette to Rotterdam with iron ore, posted missing presumed sunk.