Opalia (1)

About

Completed 1938 as Opalia for Anglo-Saxon. 16-2-1942 torpedoed by U554 and damaged. 6-11-1956 set on fire Port Said during Suez Canal crisis. 4-1959 refloated and repaired by Egyptians. 1961 in service under Egyptian flag. 1967 sold to Mohamed Nawar Egypt and renamed Nawar. 1987 deleted from register.

Information
Also known as
Nawar
IMO number
5371430
Call sign
GJGP
Construction number
67
Tonnage
9.195 ton
Beam
18m
Length overall
134m
Year of construction
1938
Year of renaming/broken up
1987
Service for Shell
1938 to 1956
Cargo
Class
Flag state
Home port
Manager
Shipyard
Status
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Anecdotes

Date Visitor Anecdote
02/25/2018 - 15:12 Bernard Jack Jo...

Does anyone remember attack by UBoat in Feb.1942.?My Dad was in action that day as a gunner.Please contact me if you do.