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Name: HOVA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 11/1910
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 175
Dimensions: 4388grt, 2820nrt, 378.0 x 49.1 x 26.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 367nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129150
History:
11/1910 FS Holland, London
1917 Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd, London
1920 Renamed CRAWFORD CASTLE
1930 Wilhelm Kunstmann, Stettin; renamed VICTORIA W KUNSTMANN
1936 Emder Dampfer Kompagnie AG, Emden; renamed RADBOD
05/12/1944 Sank
Comments: 05/12/1944: Sunk by bombing at Selbervik, near Aalesund


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox