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Name: THIARA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 01/08/1939
Completed: 10/1939
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1563
Dimensions: 10364grt, 6177nrt, 505.8 x 64.6 x 36.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 10cyl (25.5 x 55.1ins), 628nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 167340
History:
10/1939 Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London
27/07/1940 Sank
Comments: 27/07/1940: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U34,
400 miles south of Iceland at 56.37N - 17.56W
On a voyage from Falmouth & Milford Haven to Curacao in ballast