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Name: PRINCESSE MARIE-JOSÉ
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/05/1925
Completed: 07/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1267
Dimensions: 2477grt, 1466nrt, 315.9 x 45.1 x 20.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 61 x 42ins), 283nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/1925 Océan SA Belge d'Armement & de Navigation (L Dens & Cie), Antwerp
1933 Cie Dens-Océan SA, Antwerp
1938 SA "Les Cargos Algériens", Algiers
29/05/1940 Sank
Comments: 29/05/1940: Sank after being shelled & torpedoed by U-Boat U37 40 miles NW of Vigo
On a voyage from Casablanca to Bordeaux with a cargo of cereals