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
Beam
18m
Length overall
147m
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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