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Name: DILKERA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/03/1902
Completed: 05/1902
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 138
Dimensions: 2667grt, 1694nrt, 326.0 x 45.4 x 21.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 38 & 61 x 42ins), 277nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117411
History:
05/1902 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Port Adelaide
1931 E Moller (Moller & Co), Shanghai; renamed MARY MOLLER
1935 Moller Line Ltd, Shanghai
1941 Japanese Government: renamed KAIKO MARU
26/10/1944 Sank
Comments: 08/12/1941: Seized by Japan in the Whangpoo River
26/10/1944: Sank after being bombed by USAAF aircraft
when NE of Hainan at position 20.27N 111.49E


Above photo as DILKERA copyright of Allan Green