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Name: KORANNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/12/1904
Completed: 02/1905
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 756
Dimensions: 3585grt, 2623nrt, 350.0 x 52.0 x 23.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 337nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120498
History:
1905 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd (Bucknall Brothers), London
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, London
1930 Zannis C Valmas, Andros; renamed APIKIA
1936 Ting Yau Tung (T Akai), Chefoo; renamed CHANG KWANG
1937 Ding Yao (T Akai), Chefoo; renamed SHOKO
1938 Akai Shoten KK (T Akai), Osaka; renamed NITTOKU MARU
14/02/1944 Sank
Comments: 14/02/1944: Sank after being torpedoed by USS submarine SNOOK in
33.48n - 128.49E, SSW of Tsushima in the Korea Strait


Above photo as KORANNA courtesy of Clive Ketley