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Name: MOIRA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/04/1935
Completed: 05/1935
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1501
Dimensions: 1560grt, 744nrt, 248.4 x 42.1 x 16.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 34 x 28ins) + LP turbine, 223nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1935 Dampskib Marna A/S (Sigurd Owren), Oslo
17/06/1942 Sank
Comments: 17/06/1942: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U158, 150 miles
south east of Corpus Christi at 25.35N - 96.20W
On a voyage from New Orleans to Vera Cruz in ballast