The purchased KELVINBANK sunk in WW2 by U510 off Brazil in March 1943 – her war record……..

This ship was built in 1921 for Brocklebank but only ran at 9.5 kts, and was called MALIA. She was a twin screw vesse and these engines were replaced in 1923 by two eight cylinder ones giving 11 kts. She was sold to Burmah steamship co in 1927 who again changed the engine to. single unit. They named her DAGA. 6 years later in 1934 Bank Line purchased her and renamed her KELVINBANK. She gave 9 years service before being torpedoed. 28 crew and 1 gunner were lost. (See similar report on this site)

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