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Name: LUCERNA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/05/1930
Completed: 08/1930
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 998
Dimensions: 6556grt, 3928nrt, 430.5 x 56.6 x 32.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, 6cyl (26.75 x 47.25ins), 749nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162323
History:
08/1930 Lumina Steamship Co Ltd (HE Moss & Co), Liverpool
1950 Hansa Tank-Reederei GmbH (Atlantic Reed F & W Joch), Hamburg
1950 Renamed WINNETOU
1958 Hansa Tank-Reederei GŁnther & Joch Verwaltungs-GmbH, Hamburg
14/08/1959 Broken up
Comments: 02/08/1940: Hit amidships by torpedo from U-Boat U99
Fortunately she was in ballast and managed to escape
05/1941: Returned to service after repairs at Liverpool
14/08/1959: Arrived at Bremen for breaking by Eckhardt & Co GmbH


LUCERNA on the inside at Smith's Dock. Photo courtesy of Terry Summerson

Closer view of LUCERNA. Photo courtesy of Terry Summerson

Above photo as WINNETOU copyright of the Arthur Blundell Collection