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Name: ATLANTICA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/04/1911
Completed: 05/1911
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 833
Dimensions: 4996grt, 2618nrt, 378.1 x 52.3 x 23.9ft; (1939: 4224grt, 2597nrt)
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 68 x 48ins), 391nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1939: 167380)
History:
1911 Atlantica Sea Navigation Co Ltd, Fiume
1919 Government of France, Bordeaux
1923 Navigazione Libera Giov Racic & Ci, Dubrovnik; renamed MARIJA RACIC
1925 Atlantska Plovidba Ivo Racic ad, Dubrovnik
1928 Jugoslavenska Llloyd dd, Dubrovnik
1939 Crest Shipping Co Ltd, London; renamed MARCREST
07/09/1941 Sank
Comments: 08/1914: Laid up at Ferrol
07/09/1941: Sank under tow NE of South Scroby Buoy after being damaged in an air attack 2 miles east of Yarmouth on a voyage from London to Hartlepool in ballast.


Above photo as ATLANTICA copyright of Drobni Nándor, Hajo Regiszter