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Name: WAWA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/02/1925
Completed: 04/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1202
Dimensions: 1650grt, 1023nrt, 255.2 x 38.2 x 18.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 32 & 54 x 36in), 263nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: n/a
History:
04/1925 Bragman Bluff Lumber Company, Ceiba
1934 Standard Navigation Corporation (Standard Fruit & Steamship Co), Ceiba
1941 Wallem & Co, Panama
1942 Japanese Government; renamed AWA MARU
14/07/1945 Sank
Comments: 12/12/1941: Scuttled at Hong Kong. Subsequently refloated by Japanese salvors
14/07/1945: Sank after being bombed by US Navy aircraft off NE coast of
Honshu, in position 40.56N - 141.52E