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Name: INANDA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/02/1925
Completed: 05/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1259
Dimensions: 5985grt, 3746nrt, 407.0 x 52.2 x 28.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (26, 36, 52 & 76 x 54ins), 606nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 147310
History:
05/1925 Charente Steamship Co Ltd (T & J Harrison), Liverpool
1941 Ministry of War Transport (T & J Harrison); renamed EMPIRE EXPLORER
09/07/1942 Sank
Comments: 07/09/1940: Damaged by German air attack while in Royal Albert Dock, London
09/07/1942: Sank after being torpedoed and shelled by U-Boat U575,
5 miles north of Tobago in position 11.40N - 60.55W
On a voyage from Demerara to Barbados & the UK with a cargo of pitch, sugar & mail


Above photo as INANDA courtesy of Photoship