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Name: AMAPALA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/04/1924
Completed: 06/1924
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1178
Dimensions: 4148grt, 2552nrt, 350.0 x 50.2 x 29.3ft
Engines: T4cyl (27, 45, 54 & 54 x 45ins), 668nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number:
History:
06/1924 Standard Fruit & Steam Ship Corporation, Ceiba
1933 Standard Navigation Corp (Standard Fruit & Steam Ship Corp), Ceiba
15/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 15/05/1942: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat U507
250 miles south of New Orleans in position 26.30N - 89.12W
On a voyage from New Orleans to La Ceiba