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Name: SONGA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/03/1921
Completed: 09/1921
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 969
Dimensions: 3116grt, 1892nrt, 320.5 x 45.2 x 25.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 65 x 45ins), 365nhp
Engines by: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1921 Lorentz W Hansen's Rederi A/S (LW Hansen), Bergen
1923 D/S A/S Songa (K Wiese-Hansen), Bergen
1935 USSR, Odessa; renamed BLAGOEV
03/09/1937 Sank
Comments: 03/09/1937: Sank after being captured and shelled by Italian submarine
SETTEMBRINI when 6 miles from Skyros in the Aegean on a voyage
from Odessa to Sete with asphalt but believed to be carrying stores
for Spanish Republican forces.