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Name: TUNISIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/04/1927
Completed: 02/06/1927
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 483
Dimensions: 4337grt, 2693nrt, 370.2 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, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143988
History:
02/06/1927 La Tunisien Steam Navigation Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), Swansea
04/08/1941 Sank
Comments: 04/08/1941: Sunk by bombing 250 miles west of Ireland