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La Cordillera: BM Owned 1940-1942 (War Loss)

Gross Tonnage: 5185

Overall Length: 429ft

LLP: 131.0m

Type: Cargo Ship

Beam: 17.2m

Engine: 2-stroke single acting oil engine with 4 cylinders & 687 nominal horsepower.

Number of Screws: 1

Speed (kn): 12

Built: 1940

Launch Date: 28/11/1939

Completion Date: 3/1940

Builder: William Doxford & Sons Ltd of Sunderland

Location & Yard No: Pallion - 655

Disposal Date: Torpedoed & sunk by submarine U-163 12.02N/58.04W on 5/11/1942

Info: She was fitted with direction finders, echo sounding devices & gyro-compass. She had 7 partly cemented bulkheads with a cellular double-bottom & holds 26.5ft deep.

LaCordillera