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Name: CORDELIA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 24/10/1930
Completed: 03/1932
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1437
Dimensions: 8190grt, 5005nrt, 460.4 x 59.5 x 34.1ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 8cyl (29.125 x 59.1ins), 652nhp
Engines by: JG Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 162332
History:
03/1932 Oil Tank SS Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co Ltd), Liverpool
03/02/1943 Sank
Comments: 03/02/1943: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U632, 500 miles south of Iceland
On a voyage from Curacao & New York to the Clyde with a cargo of naval fuel oil