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Name: ROHNA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 24/08/1926
Completed: 11/1926
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 542
Dimensions: 8602grt, 4759nrt, 461.4 x 61.8 x 29.9ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (22.5, 37.5, 46 & 46 x 45ins), 934nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 149745
History:
11/1926 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
26/11/1943 Sank
Comments: 26/11/1943: Sank after being struck by a guided missile from a
German aircraft in 36.56N 05.20E on a voyage from Oran
to India with United States troops. 1138 troops and crew died.


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Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley