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Name: ATTILA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 07/10/1930
Completed: 11/1930
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 1066
Dimensions: 7913grt, 4729nrt, 461.0 x 59.8 x 33.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Sulzer type, 8cyl (23.5 x 41.75), 776hp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Engineers) Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
11/1930 Skibs A/S Varild (Alf Jakhelln), Oslo
08/1940 Kriegsmarine; renamed SAARBURG
06/1945 Skibs A/S Varild (Fearnley & Eger), Oslo; renamed ATTILA
1954 Naviera Estelar SA, Panama; renamed RIO DEVA
30/01/1955 Broken up
Comments: 06/1940: Seized by German forces at Rotterdam
30/01/1955: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo as ATTILA is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as ATTILA is courtesy of Photoship