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Name: ALIPORE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/05/1920
Completed: 07/1920
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 900
Dimensions: 5273grt, 3241nrt, 400.1 x 52.3 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144902
History:
07/1920 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, Newcastle
30/09/1942 Sank
Comments: 30/09/1942: Sank after being shelled and torpedoed by U-Boat U516
in position 07.09N - 54.23W on a voyage from Alexandria to New York
with a cargo of chrome ore and olive oil


Above photo copyright of the State Library of New South Wales