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Name: ARMANISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/10/1936
Completed: 20/01/1937
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 507
Dimensions: 6805grt, 4194nrt, 453.9 x 58.5 x 29.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 48 & 81 x 51ins) & LP Turbine, DR Geared, 914nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 165387
History:
20/01/1937 Strick Line (1928) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
03/02/1940 Sank
Comments: 03/02/1940: Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U25, west of the
River Tagus at position 38.15N 11.15W


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo copyright of Eric Johnson

Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox