DS Knight of Malta

Shipping company
Nationality
Malta flaggMalta
Home port
Newcastle, UK

Shipyard

Name
Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend, Newcastle, UK
Build year
1929
Yard number
1360
Month of delivery
Desember

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
1553
Net tonnage:
656

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
328 nhp

Dimensions

Length:
260,5
Beam:
37,3
Draft:
17,9
  • Historikk:

    12/1929: Ferdigstilt som KNIGHT OF MALTA, type passasjer/lasteskipfra Neptun verft.
    12/1929: Overtatt av Cassa Co Ltd, Malta.

    07/1940: Overtatt av den Britiske marine som armert landgangsfartøy, senere som lagerskip.
    02/03/1941: Havarert 2 miles fra Raz Azzaz, Libya.

    Motor: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 39ins), 328nhp, 1 x propeller. Produsent Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd.

    Sources

    Tyne Built Ships