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PUKKASTAN

PUKKASTAN

PUKKASTAN

A 5,809 ton steam merchant completed in 1929 for Common Brothers Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne by Short Bros Ltd, Pallion, Sunderland.
On 7 September 1939 she was on passage Capetown-Devonport-Rotterdam under the command of Master John Strachan Thomson and carrying a cargo of maize and mutton.

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IMO/ID 1161540 , Dead.
Ship Type : General Cargo Ship.
Dim : Lpp x Beam - 134.3 x 17.5 mtr.
Built in 1929 by Short Brothers Ltd Pallion Sunderland Great Britain as " PUKKASTAN " for Hindustan Steam Shipping Co. Ltd ( Common Brothers Ltd Newcastle as manager ) Newcastle Great Britain.

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.809 / -.--- / 10.650.
Machinery : J. Dickinson Triple Exp.Steam Engine (25, 41.75, 72.5 Stroke 48in) - 472 nhp.

1939 07.09.39 Shelled and torpedoed by U.34 in 49.23N - 07.49W on passage Table Bay for Rotterdam with maize.



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