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Name: LAMORICIÈRE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/05/1920
Completed: 01/1921
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1106
Dimensions: 4713grt, 1979nrt, 370.0 x 50.0 x 29.8ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines & T4cyl (31, 48, 53 & 53 x 45ins)
Engines by: Parsons Marine Turbines & Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 3 x Screws
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1921 Cie Générale Transatlantique, Marseille
09/01/1942 Sank
Comments: 09/01/1942: Sank in a gale 3 miles east of Minorca on a voyage
from Algiers to Marseille with passengers and vegetables


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