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Name: THALA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/11/1928
Completed: 20/12/1928
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 494
Dimensions: 4399grt, 2736nrt, 370.0 x 52.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 341nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160623
History:
20/12/1928 Cory & Strick (Steamers) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
08/02/1941 Wrecked
Comments: 08/02/1941: Wrecked on Hartimeal Island, Eriskay Sound, South Uist