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Name: LEDA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 04/05/1920
Completed: 11/1920
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 965
Dimensions: 2520grt, 1173nrt, 305.6 x 41.7 x 18.4ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 624nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1920 Det Bergenske Dampskibskelskab (Bergen Line), Bergen
07/1940 Government of Germany
12/1949 Broken up
Comments: 07/1940: Requisitioned by the German Kriegsmarine
25/03/1945: Sank after being shelled by Soviet artillery near Gross
Siegendorf on a voyage from Stettin to Swinemünde
1948: Raised
12/1949: Broken up at Bremerhaven by Eisen ü Stahl AG