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Name: HARPA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 05/12/1930
Completed: 02/1931
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 575
Dimensions: 3007grt, 1630nrt, 305.0 x 50.1 x 19.2ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 6cyl (18.2, 35.5ins), 380nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162538
History:
02/1931 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
27/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 27/01/1942: Sank after striking a British mine in Singapore Main Strait
when outward for Batavia with a cargo of aviation spirit