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Name: MAIMOA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/03/1920
Completed: 09/1920
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 873
Dimensions: 8011grt, 5000nrt, 477.9 x 63.0 x 31.2ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (23, 33, 47.5 & 68 x 48ins), 1039nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143582
History:
09/1920 Shaw, Savill & Albion Co Ltd, Southampton
20/11/1940 Sank
Comments: 20/11/1940: Sank after being captured by German auxiliary cruiser
PINGUIN in position 31.14S - 110.56E. On a voyage from Brisbane
and Fremantle via Durban for UK ports