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Name: HAMLA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/07/1929
Completed: 31/08/1929
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 497
Dimensions: 4416grt, 2737nrt, 370.4 x 52.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 341nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161290
History:
31/08/1929 Cory & Strick (Steamers) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
23/08/1942 Sank
Comments: 23/08/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U506, 200 miles SW of Freetown
On a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to the UK with a cargo of manganese ore. 42 crew died