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Name: MATA HARI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/03/1915
Completed: 01/06/1915
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 167
Dimensions: 1020grt, 511nrt, 220.0 x 35.2 x 13.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (17.5, 29 & 47 x 30ins), 165nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 134962
History:
1915 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, South Shields
1924 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, South Shields
09/1939 The Admiralty
1942 Japanese Navy; renamed YUMIHARI
1943 Japanese Government: renamed NICHIRIN MARU
02/03/1945 Sank
Comments: 09/1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as an auxiliary patrol vessel
15/02/1942: Captured by Japanese forces 15 miles off Muntok on a
voyage from Singapore to Batavia with refugees
02/03/1945: Sank in a US Navy air attack about 150 miles west of
Okinawa, in position 27.10N - 124.35E


Above photo as MATA HARI