KARANJA 1931 - Stephen

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KARANJA 1931 - Stephen

Post by yorkieman » Tue May 24, 2011 7:37 am

1931, 9891grt
Alex. Stephen, Glasgow (530) for the British India S. N. Company
66 1st., 180 2nd. and 2329 deck class passengers
Built for the Bombay - East and South Africa service
Trooping from 1940
Commissioned in 7/1941 as a Landing Ship, 1500 troops and up to 24 landing craft
Took part in the landings at Madagascar 5/1942
Lost by bombing at Bougie on 12/11/1942 during the North Africa landings
George Robinson
Freeman of Eriskay

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