10th April 2008, 13:40
hi. my names ken. i have just joined because iam doing some research on ss mopan.where grandfather and uncle served in the engine room.regards ken.

K urgess
10th April 2008, 13:52
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Ken.
You've come to the best place for research.
If it isn't on site someone will know where it is.
Find your way around the ship and enjoy the voyage.

10th April 2008, 19:44
Welcome from Lancashire Ken.

I hope you will enjoy the site.

As far as I can find there was only one ship called Mopan:

Launched: 13/02/1929
Completed: Apr 1929
Official Number: 161091
Built by Cammell Laird, Birkinhead
Yard No. 949
Gross Tons: 5,388
Length: 121.9 metres
Breadth: 15.7 metres
Engine: Triple expansion steam engine
Propulsion: Single screw
Sunk by gunfire at position 52.48N/32.15W on 5 Nov 1940

Hope this helps.



non descript
10th April 2008, 20:23
Ken, a warm welcome to you; thank you for joining the community and it's good to see you already have some good feed-back; enjoy the site and all it has to offer, and we very much look forward to your postings in due course. Bon Voyage

10th April 2008, 20:24

A warm welcome to the site from the Isle of Anglesey, I guarantee you will thoroughly enjoy the SN experience!
I see that you are already getting help with your query whilst awaiting other responses, have a good look around the site since there is a lot of interesting material here. (Thumb)

Bruce Carson
10th April 2008, 21:48
From Michigan, a warm welcome to Ships Nostalgia, Ken.
Sunk by the 'Amdmiral Scheer', there's a small picture of the 'Mopan' at this URL:


11th April 2008, 11:06
Welcome onboard to SN and enjoy the voyage

16th April 2008, 14:27
thanks brian.info is very usefull regards ken.

16th April 2008, 14:39
thank you bruce.i will use the info. what a brave groupof men. regards ken