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Name: TANA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1921
Completed: 09/1921
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 917
Dimensions: 5535grt, 3448nrt, 380.4 x 52.2 x 33.6ft
Engines: 2 x Steam Turbines, 549nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1928: Parson's MST Co Ltd)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
09/1921 D/S A/S Den Norske Afrika og Australielinje (Wilh Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg
1934 Wilh Wilhelmsen, Tønsberg
1940 French Vichy Government (Chargeurs Réunis); renamed SAINTE SIMONE
12/1942 Deutsches Reich (Mittelmeer Reederei Gmbh)
10/12/1946 Sank
Comments: 09/1928: Turbines replaced by Parson's Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
22/06/1940: Detained at Safi and later seized by French Government
24/05/1943: Sank during an air attack off Olbia, raised post-war
10/12/1946: Sank while under tow to Genoa