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Name: BATNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/08/1928
Completed: 20/09/1928
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 492
Dimensions: 4399grt, 2735nrt, 370.0 x 52.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 341nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 160569
History:
20/09/1928 Cory & Strick (Steamers) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
13/05/1942 Sank
Comments: 13/05/1942: Torpedoed & sunk 1000 miles SW of Greenland