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Name: SURADA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/05/1920
Completed: 07/1920
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 524
Dimensions: 5427grt, 3382nrt, 400.1 x 52.4 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144213
History:
07/1920 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
26/01/1944 Sank
Comments: 26/01/1944: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U188 in 13.00N 55.15E
on a voyage from Calcutta to Suez with a cargo of general stores


Above photo courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart