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Name: DANAE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 06/1921
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 194
Dimensions: 1768grt, 969nrt, 270.2 x 37.5 x 16.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 36ins), 244nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1921 Soc Navale Caennaise, Caen
1935 A/S D/S "Ask" (A Kjerland, manager), Bergen; renamed ROY
12/10/1941 Sank
Comments: Laid down as WAR COQUET. Contract cancelled
12/10/1941: Torpedoed & sunk by German E-Boat S53
off Cromer at position 52.59.36N - 1.52E
On a voyage from London to Blyth in ballast


Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair