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Name: DANDOLO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/02/1921
Completed: 06/1921
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1143
Dimensions: 5084grt, 2949nrt, 400.3 x 53.2 x 28.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48in), 540nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1921 Soc Veneziana di Navigazione Vapor, Venice
1937 Lloyd Triestino Soc Anon di Navigazione, Venice
11/06/1940 Government of France
06/1940 Lloyd Triestino Soc Anon di Navigazione, Venice
08/10/1942 Sank
Comments: 11/06/1940: Seized by France at Marseille
25/06/1940: Armistice between France & Italy. DANDOLO returned to owners
08/10/1942: Sank after being torpedoed by British aircraft when 60 miles
from Ras el Tin on a voyage from Suda Bay to Tobruk