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Name: AMSTELLAND
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/02/1920
Completed: 08/1920
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1053
Dimensions: 8156grt, 5128nrt, 470.1 x 61.5 x 32.1ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, DR geared, 1066nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1920 NV Koninklijke Hollandsche Lloyd, Amsterdam
1936 NV tot Voortzetting van den Koninklijke Hollandsche Lloyd, Amsterdam
28/02/1941 Sank
Comments: 26/02/1941: Hit by bombs from aircraft and disabled, 200 miles west of Ireland
On a voyage from the Clyde to Buenos Aires in ballast
28/02/1941: Sank whilst under tow. 1 crew died.


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