IRRAWADDY 1928: Lithgow, Port Glasgow

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IRRAWADDY 1928: Lithgow, Port Glasgow

Post by Deepol » Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:46 pm

The third to bear the name she was completed for Henderson's in June 1928. Sold on in 1938 she became LOIRE and on November 12th 1939 she sailed from Oran for Dunkirk but was reported missing. Wreckage was washed ashore at Malaga giving the assumption that she had foundered.
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Re: IRRAWADDY 1928: Lithgow, Port Glasgow

Post by Jim Anderson » Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:29 am

1938 "Loire" French Line Ltd.(C. G. T.) Le Havre [chartered to Cie General d' Armements Maritimes]
13.11.1939 torpedoed & sunk by "U-26" off Malaga, Spain in 36.16'N 02.13'W o/v Oran-Dunkirk with ore; all lost

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