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Name: LUCERNA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 27/05/1930
Completed: 08/1930
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 998
Dimensions: 6556grt, 3928nrt, 430.5 x 56.6 x 32.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SCSA, Wallsend Sulzer type, 6cyl (680 x 1200mm), 749nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 162323
History:
13/08/1930 Lumina Steamship Co Ltd (HE Moss & Co), Liverpool
1950 Hansa Tank-Reederei GmbH (Atlantic Reed F & W Joch), Hamburg
1950 Renamed WINNETOU
1958 Hansa Tank-Reederei GŁnther & Joch Verwaltungs-GmbH, Hamburg
14/08/1959 Broken up
Comments: 02/08/1940: Hit amidships by torpedo from U-Boat U99, 370 miles W of Londonderry
Fortunately she was in ballast and managed to escape
05/1941: Returned to service after repairs at Liverpool
14/08/1959: Arrived at Bremen for breaking up by Eckhardt & Co GmbH


LUCERNA on the inside at Smith's Dock. Photo is courtesy of Terry Summerson

Closer view of LUCERNA. Photo is courtesy of Terry Summerson

Above photo as WINNETOU is copyright of the Arthur Blundell Collection

Liverpool Journal of Commerce, Thursday, 28/08/1930