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Name: GARMULA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/04/1920
Completed: 05/1920
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 898
Dimensions: 5254grt, 3234nrt, 400.0 x 52.3 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144203
History:
05/1920 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
23/07/1942 Sank
Comments: Laid down as WAR REYNARD for the Shipping Controller
23/07/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U752 in 05.32N - 14.45W
on a voyage from Melbourne via Cape Town for UK ports with grain