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Name: MARSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/09/1928
Completed: 03/11/1928
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 493
Dimensions: 4405grt, 2738nrt, 370.0 x 52.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 341nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160601
History:
03/11/1928 Cory & Strick (Steamers) Ltd (FC Strick & Co), London
1943 United British Shipping (Haldin & Phillipps, managers)
21/11/1943 Sank
Comments: 21/11/1943: Bombed and sunk 500 miles SW of Lands End


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox