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Name: TUGELA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/02/1921
Completed: 08/1921
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 916
Dimensions: 5559grt, 3462nrt, 380.4 x 52.2 x 33.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 595nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
08/1921 D/S A/S Den Norske Afrika og Australielinje (Wilh Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg
1934 Wilh Wilhelmsen, Tønsberg
1940 Deutsches Reich (Robert M Sloman jr), Hamburg
24/03/1945 Sank
Comments: 1935: Low Pressure turbine added
09/09/1940: Scuttled at Oslo, refloated by German forces
28/04/1943: Scuttled at Oslo by Norwegian resistance forces, again raised
24/03/1945: Sank after striking a mine off Askvoll near Florø


Above photo copyright of Alex Duncan