Empire Thane

About
Completed 1939 as Desmoulea for Anglo-Saxon. 1941 torpedoed by destroyer near Crete, towed to Suda Bay. 1941 torpedoed by aircraft off Suez. Towed through Suez Canal to Bombay. 11-1942 taken over by M.O.W.T (Anglo-Saxon) as storage ship Empire Thane. 1947 towed back to UK and renamed Desmoulea. 1955 laid-up. 22-3-1961 arrived Hong Kong for scrapping.
Information
Also known as
Desmoulea
IMO number
1167378
Call sign
GCXX
Tonnage
12.120 ton
Year of construction
1939
Year of renaming/broken up
1961
Service for Shell
1939 to 1961
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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