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Name: NINA BORTHEN
Type: Tanker
Launched: 28/05/1930
Completed: 08/1930
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 1064
Dimensions: 6123grt, 3580nrt, 396.2 x 55.1 x 32.3ft
Engines: Oil 2 SCSA, 6 cyl, 583hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
08/1930 Skibs A/S Motortank (H Borthen & Co), Oslo
06/10/1940 Sank
Comments: 06/10/1940: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U103 in 54N 26W on a
voyage from Southampton and Milford Haven to Table Bay and Abadan in ballast


Above photos courtesy of Richard Cox

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