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Name: KATUNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/02/1907
Completed: 4/1907
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 793
Dimensions: 4641grt, 2927nrt, 400.0 x 52.1 x 27.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44.5 & 75 x 48ins), 478nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123809
History:
4/1907 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, London
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, London
1929 Renamed CITY OF SWANSEA
1937 Barry Shipping Co Ltd, Newport; renamed ST GLEN
1939 South American Saint Line Ltd, Newport
06/09/1940 Sank
Comments: 06/09/1940: Bombed by German aircraft 20 miles off Aberdeen
On a voyage from Rosario to Hull with a cargo of wheat, bully beef, hides & general cargo


Above photo as KATUNA is courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as CITY OF SWANSEA is courtesy of Stuart Smith

Above photo as ST GLEN, halfway through a change of colours, is courtesy of Richard Cox